J. & J. G. Low Art Tile Works (1877-1907). <em>Vox Stellarum Tile and Frame</em>, 1881 (tile copyright); 1883 (frame copyright). Glazed earthenware, cast iron, (a) Tile: 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 7/16 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 1994.56a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.56a-b_front_bw.jpg)

Vox Stellarum Tile and Frame

Artist:J. & J. G. Low Art Tile WorksArthur OsborneMagee Art Castings Company

Medium: Glazed earthenware, cast iron

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Dates:1881 (tile copyright); 1883 (frame copyright)

Dimensions: (a) Tile: 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 7/16 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.1 cm) (b) Frame: 10 3/8 x 10 3/8 x 1 in. (26.4 x 26.4 x 2.5 cm)

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Accession Number: 1994.56a-b

Image: 1994.56a-b_front_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tile and frame. (a) Tile, glazed earthenware, blue-green. Bust-length male facing proper left and gazing upward, shoulder length hair, hat with large brim folded up and large collar. (b) Frame, cast iron with patination. Repeated symmetrical leaf motif surrounds raised opening. Elaborate scrolling leaf motif at each corner. Outer frame with band of regularized repeated circle-in-circle motif. Back of frame with diamond shaped brace securing tile with screw and nut above and below. One old and one new wire for hanging. Molded across tile top: "VOX STELLARUM". "A" in circle lower proper left (monogram for Arthur Osborne). Condition: Very Good. Conservation report on file.

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