On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
6 x 6 x 5/8 in. (15.2 x 15.2 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 x 6 x 5/8 in. (15.2 x 15.2 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg)
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Earthenware tile with molded decoration on top consisting of a sailing ship at sea under full sail; three masts, each supporting three sails and each topped by a flag blowing to the left; molded or raised decoration has silver glaze while the background is black; ship framed in a square border of zigzag double banding.
Condition: Lower left, upper right corners chipped; chipped along bottom edge.
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