American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). <em>Tile</em>, ca. 1928. Glazed earthenware, 6 x 6 x 5/8 in. (15.2 x 15.2 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg)


Artist:American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd.

Medium: Glazed earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1928

Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 5/8 in. (15.2 x 15.2 x 1.6 cm)


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

Accession Number: 72.40.8

Image: 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Earthenware tile with molded decoration on top consisting of a sailing ship at sea under full sail; three masts, each supporting three sails and each topped by a flag blowing to the left; molded or raised decoration has silver glaze while the background is black; ship framed in a square border of zigzag double banding. Condition: Lower left, upper right corners chipped; chipped along bottom edge.

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