Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1833

GUSN

GUSN-6069

Description

Hand-painted Dutch scene in blue and white; center scene contains building, sailboats, ducks/geese and bridge; stylized palm-like leaves extend from corners on border; leaves are connected by elongated C-scroll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
palm leaf
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
tin (metal)
bridges (built works)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ducks (birds)
palm leaf
sailboats
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Painted
Sailboat
Duck
Bridge
Palm
TILE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Holland; England

Dimensions

5 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1129

Places

Probably
Possibly