John Gardiner Low (American, 1835–1907). <em>Tile</em>, ca. 1881. Earthenware, 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 3/8 in.  (11 x 11 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joseph V. Garry, 1990.143.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.143.1_transp5204.jpg)


Artist:John Gardiner LowJ. & J. G. Low Art Tile Works

Medium: Earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1881

Dimensions: 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 3/8 in. (11 x 11 x 1 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1990.143.1

Image: 1990.143.1_transp5204.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tile. Glazed earthenware. Pale yellow-green with large symmetrical stylized floral motif centered and filling front of tile. Small quatrefoil at center surrounded by circle of scalloped petals, surrounded by four large petal/leaves radiating to each corner, against larger circular ring of scalloped petals visible below four large petals. Condition: Good original condition; chip to one corner; minor flakes to edges; minor abrasions to raised molded floral design at center; minor scratches; Dark red/brown paint-like marks on two sides.

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