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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1882-1888
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (1.3 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Raised letters, on back: "I. T. Co. / B I W [in pretzel] / B. N. Y."
    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 85.6.6
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Florence I. Barnes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION International Tile Company. Tile, 1882-1888. Earthenware, 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (1.3 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Florence I. Barnes, 85.6.6. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE bottom, 85.6.6_bottom_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Glazed earthenware square tile embossed with stylized floral medallion in circle and dots in each corner; dark brown and cream glaze. CONDITION: Old mortar on back and edges, small chips rear edges. One small chip front edge near corner.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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