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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
DATES 1879-1884
DIMENSIONS 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 1/2 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.3 cm)
MARKINGS On bottom: "J. & J.G. LOW / PATENT / ART / TILE WORKS / CHELSEA, / MASS. U.S.A. / COPYRIGHT 1881 by J. & J.G. LOW."
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 88.155.1
CREDIT LINE Gift of Kevin L. Stayton
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Outer edges framed with three straight-line borders, in relief of varying depths. The central design consists of a large sunflower, in relief. Entire front of the tile glazed amber. CONDITION: Good. Large chip on top, left corner of tile back; smaller chip on top edge of back; some scratches in glazed surface; unrelated white paint on front surface; some firing imperfections; highest area of sunflower relief are scratched; green felt pads are glued to back.
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