International Tile Company. <em>Tile in Trivet Frame</em>, ca. 1885. Glazed earthenware, silver-plate and other metals, 1 x 6 x 6 in. (2.5 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund
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Tile in Trivet Frame

Artist:International Tile Company

Medium: Glazed earthenware, silver-plate and other metals

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1885

Dimensions: 1 x 6 x 6 in. (2.5 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)


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

Accession Number: 87.178

Image: 87.178.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tile in trivet frame, glazed earthenware, silverplate and other metals. Ceramic tile with silverplate corner mounts set in twisted wire framed with loop legs at corners. Tile has white background with light blue tranfer-printed decoration of a flat urn, asymmetrically placed, with prunus blossoms; discs of stylized ornament at each corner. Inset into the corner of the tile is a transfer-printed panel in dark blue representing a female figure in classical garb at a spining wheel amid fruit tree branches; "INDUSTRY" at lower left. CONDITION: Silverplate worn through to brass on corner mount. Tile crazed and has numerios small chips on edges

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