Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-29853

Description

Square, black and white tile with printed design of three dogs in forest with trees enclosed in Rococo border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
ceramic glaze
Rococo
hunting
Earthenware
Tile, Fireplace

Inscription

"This tile is one of a number brought from Russia by Captain Isaac Smith about the year 1760 and placed around fireplaced at his home in Malden where they remained fore more than 100 years or until the house was demolished. The is tile came into possession of Mrs. S. Clapp (nee Smith) a grandaughter, and by her presented to her nephew Isaac Smith Pear of Cambridge January 26, 1890."

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George T. Cobb

Accession Number

1923.240

Places

Probably Liverpool (Liverpool urban district, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom)