On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 5/8 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.6 cm) (show scale)
H. Randolph Lever Fund
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American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). Tile, ca. 1928. Glazed earthenware, 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 5/8 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg)
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Earthenware tile with molded decoration on top consisting of reindeer with body facing right, but neck bent back and head facing left; seven groups, each with four dots, decorate the background around the reindeer; over-all framed by double banding, which forms an octagonal surround for the reindeer; octagon forms triangular spaces at each corner of the square tile, each triangle is decorated with single bead molding in latticed pattern; all raised or molded decoration is silver, background is black.
Condition: Chip at lower right corner on top.
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