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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glazed earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Zanesville, Ohio, United States
  • DATES ca. 1928
    DIMENSIONS 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 5/8 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.6 cm)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 72.40.7
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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