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Stove tile

Stove tile

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    late 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with lead glaze

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 52, shelf 8

Physical description

Earthenware stove tile with relief decoration and green-coloured lead glaze.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


late 15th century (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with lead glaze

Descriptive line

Earthenware with relief decoration of an angel holding a shield and glazed green. German, late 15th century

Labels and date

Stove tile depicting an angel bearing a shield
Made in Germany early 16th century
Earthenware with green-coloured lead glaze

231-1893 [16/07/2008]



Subjects depicted

Angels; Shields (armor)


Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles


Ceramics Collection

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