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Decorative Arts and Design

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
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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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