American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). <em>Tile</em>, ca. 1928. Glazed earthenware, 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 5/8 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg)

Tile

Artist:American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd.Leon V. Solon

Medium: Glazed earthenware

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Dates:ca. 1928

Dimensions: 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 5/8 in. (15.6 x 15.6 x 1.6 cm)

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

Accession Number: 72.40.7

Image: 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Earthenware tile with molded decoration on top consisting of reindeer with body facing right, but neck bent back and head facing left; seven groups, each with four dots, decorate the background around the reindeer; over-all framed by double banding, which forms an octagonal surround for the reindeer; octagon forms triangular spaces at each corner of the square tile, each triangle is decorated with single bead molding in latticed pattern; all raised or molded decoration is silver, background is black. Condition: Chip at lower right corner on top.

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