Fireplace Tile

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1875-1890

GUSN

GUSN-64541

Description

Buff slip ground with colorless glaze. Hand painted lilies with a separate blossom or sprig at each corner. Small vertical tiles with floral branch-motif and square tiles with birds on branches. Somewhat Japanese in style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fireproofing tile
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
Japonaiserie
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Earthenware
Bird
Lily Pad
Japonais
TILE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

6.375 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.661

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