Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1770

GUSN

GUSN-55866

Description

Black transfer printed, scroll borders enclosing scenes of peasant and aristocratic life. Scenes include: 1) Peasants at ale house table 2) Peasants at an outdoor school 3) Scotch lord and lady 4) Peasants fiddling and dancing 5) An argument on the road 6) Lady and gent 7) Lady w/ lute 8) Minister w/ child and couple 9) Lady and gent dancing by an obelisk 10) Chinoiserie family 11) Aristocratic family in garden 12) Windy day by river

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
tin (metal)
aristocracy (social class)
peasants
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Peasants
Aristocracy
TILE, FIREPLACE

Maker

Sadler, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Object Type

Site Feature

Dimensions

5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1937.1367.1-24