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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1725-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4026:43-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tile of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with a swan in the centre. Octagonal border.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1725-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Dimensions

Width: 12.5 cm, Length: 12.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a composite panel of 100 tiles 4026: 1 to 100-1901. Given by Mr John Robinson, Esq. Transferred in 1901. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.
Found during the demolition of Rickard’s distillery in Piccadilly. London.

Descriptive line

Tile of tin-glazed earthenware, London, 1725-1750.

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

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997, p. 466. ISBN 0 11 290499 8

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Birds; Swan

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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