Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-64321

Description

Set of tiles forming fireplace surround. Glossy finish black square tiles with over glaze enamel hand-painted scenic decoration over all seventeen tiles. Features cranes in marsh at bottom with rushes, foliage, etc. Ivy motif at each upper corner; palms and insects at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
earthenware
rush (material)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cranes (birds)
insect
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
rush (material)
Earthenware
Arts and Crafts
Crane
Insect
Ivy
Rush
TILE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Probably Minton (Maker)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

37.75 x 42.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.724