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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 5 7/8 x 4 in. (14.9 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    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
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Tile, 19th century. Glazed earthenware, 5 7/8 x 4 in. (14.9 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer, 57.75.29
    IMAGE front, 57.75.29_side1_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tile, white earthenware with design of two tigers in a cage; white ground with design in shades of blue and black. Reverse side has incised design of an elephant, clown, dog and snake, brown glaze.
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