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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 x 6 x 5/8 in. (15.2 x 15.2 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 72.40.8
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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