Fireplace tiles

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1740-1770

GUSN

GUSN-50790

Description

Set of 21 Dutch-Delftware fireplace tiles; 5 inch square; hand-painted in manganese purple on white ground w/ figures and/or buildings in a landscape; scenes w/in quatrefoil shape of 4 lines and w/ partial-floral corners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
delftware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
pressing
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
tin (metal)
Delftware
Tin Glazed
Pressed
Painted
TILE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.348