Decorative Tile

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1865-1890

GUSN

GUSN-6544

Description

Square flat form with gold diaper border surrounding a scene with bird on a branch, butterfly and cattails in gold, brown, green and red on white bodied ground; polychrome enamel decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tile
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
butterflies
cattail (material)
Earthenware
Cattail
Bird
Butterfly
TILE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Minton Hollins & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

8.125 x 8.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1335