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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES 1882–1888
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (1.3 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on back: "I.T.Co. / [pretzel knot with indecipherable letters, probably B I W] / B.N.Y."
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square glazed earthenware tile with transfer-printed decoration (dark brown on buff) of rosette in central roundel with triangles centering a dot in spandrels. CONDITION: Glaze crazed and scratched; tiny nicks on edges; large chip near one corner on back.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION International Tile Company. Tile, 1882–1888. Earthenware, 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (1.3 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood, 88.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.18.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 88.18.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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