Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1913

GUSN

GUSN-63946

Description

Buff-colored clay body with molded relief decoration of coat of arms featuring brown two-headed eagle with orb at base and crown above, flanked by columns. Decoration is tin glaze in blues, tan, and greens. \n Pencil notation on back, “Modern tile. Coat of arms of Charles V of Spain. Bought in Seville 1913/E A Bowen”

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin glaze
tin (metal)
TileEarthenware
Tin Glazed
Tile

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

7.625 x 7.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.731