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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    mid 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    red and white earthenware covered with a clear lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Bought from Mrs. E. Edkins

  • Museum number:

    1062-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 8, box 1

Physical description

Red earthenware impressed with a design of a stag and infilled with white clay. The whole covered with a clear lead glaze.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

mid 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

red and white earthenware covered with a clear lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 cm, Width: 11.0 cm, Depth: 2.4 cm, Weight: .590 kg

Object history note

In 1892 a large group of tiles was bought from Mrs. E. Edkins, the widow of William Edkins. Her husband had been a builder, who worked all over the west of England and many of his tiles came from buildings with which he had been involved.

Numbers 920 to 1435-1892 were bought from Mrs. E. Edkins. All were bought for £125.

Descriptive line

Red earthenware impressed with a design of a stag and infilled with white clay; the whole covered with a clear lead glaze. English, mid 14th century.

Production Note

Made in the Penn tilery, Buckinghamshire

Materials

Red earthenware; White earthenware

Techniques

Impressing; Glazing

Subjects depicted

Stag

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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