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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Earthenware
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES 1882-1888
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (1.3 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)
    MARKINGS Impressed on back: "I.T.Co. / [pretzel knot with indecipherable letters, probably B I W] / B.N.Y."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 88.18
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square glazed earthenware tile with transfer-printed decoration (dark brown on buff) of rosette in central roundel with triangles centering a dot in spandrels. CONDITION: Glaze crazed and scratched; tiny nicks on edges; large chip near one corner on back.
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