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Square Tile

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Zanesville, Ohio, United States
  • DATES ca. 1928
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 5/8 in. (10.8 x 10.8 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 72.40.11
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square tile in earthenware with molded decoration on top; blue background; molded lines forming three progressively smaller squares beginning with the perimeter of the tile itself; center square contains four diamond-shaped melded decorations and five floral medallion-shaped molded decorations; all molded decorations are silvered. The decoration matches 72.40.12 except that the background on .12 is red. Condition: Silver worn on all three squares and on molded decoration in center; chipped on one side.
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