Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1695-1750

GUSN

GUSN-28423

Description

Square, polychrome glazed tile depcting European person holding parasol and Chinese person with staff in background; four blue and white florets in corners. Probably English.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic tile
earthenware
ceramic glaze
firing (technique)
tin glaze
Earthenware
Tile
Tin Glazed
Tile, Fireplace

Inscription

"9"

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Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 x 5 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.1294

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)