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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet
  • Place Manufactured: Zanesville, Ohio, United States
  • DATES 1885
    DIMENSIONS 8 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (21.3 x 20.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on back of tile: "THE AMERICAN/ ENCAUSTIC TILE CO./ LIMITED"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 45.139.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Louis C. Garth
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). Tile, 1885. Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet, 8 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (21.3 x 20.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis C. Garth, 45.139.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.139.2_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 45.139.2_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tile relief portrait of a woman in Renaissance costume in a circular reserve, green glaze. Tile enclosed by a gilt wood frame with blue velvet interior border. Condition: good
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