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Tile

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES 1882-1888
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (1.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Printed on back: "INTERNATIONAL TILE CO / BROOKLYN.N.Y."
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 88.2
    CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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, Purchased with funds given by Paul F. Walter, 88.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 88.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square glazed earthenware tile with white ground; transfer printed decoration in dark brown. Decoration comprises wide diagonal band within which are two circular reserves showing landscape scenes, one with pheasants, and one with fox. Branch of leaves at cross diagonal. CONDITION: Excellent.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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