On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Molded raised letters on back: "I.T. C.o / B I W [in pretzel] / B.N.Y."
H. Randolph Lever Fund
Glazed earthenware square tile with transfer-printed decoration. A central square with a diagonal bar at each corner is placed on a buff ground. The central square is filled with overall pattern of small scrolled lines. Over this is a large sunflower blossom surrounded by vines and leaves.
CONDITION: Glaze crazed; small chips around edges; surface somewhat abraded.
International Tile Company. Tile, 1882-1888. Earthenware, 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 87.75. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.87.75.JPG)
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