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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
    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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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