Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Incised letters on front of tile, upper left corner: "L / C F"; lower left corner: "L / SI / OP"
Impressed on back: "ITCo / B I W [in pretzel] / BNY"
Gift of Florence I. Barnes
Square, glazed earthenware tile impressed with profile face of woman facing right. Medium green glaze pools around features of face to give darker green color.
CONDITION: Chips along rear edges. Glaze crazed throughout and discolored. Some scratches and small nicks to glaze, glaze chipped at lower lip of figure.
International Tile Company. Tile, ca. 1885. Earthenware, 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Florence I. Barnes, 85.106.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.106.2_bw.jpg)
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