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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Toledo (city) (made)

  • Date:

    early 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    308:78-1866

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of a series of about 329 wall tiles, earthenware, Hispano-Moresco, 'Azulejos', tin-glazed with coloured floral and geometric patterns, from various buildings in the city of Toledo. Spanish (Toledo), second half of the 16th century.

Place of Origin

Toledo (city) (made)

Date

early 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Width: 14.5 cm, Depth: 2.4 cm thickness

Descriptive line

One of a series of about 329 wall tiles, earthenware, Hispano-Moresco, 'Azulejos', tin-glazed with coloured floral and geometric patterns, from various buildings in the city of Toledo. Spanish (Toledo), second half of the 16th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ray, Anthony. Spanish Pottery 1248-1898. London : V&A Publications, 2000.

Labels and date

Tile
Made in Toledo, Spain Possibly early 16th century
Tin-glazed earthenware

308:78-1866 [16/07/2008]

Production Note

Possibly early 16th century

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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