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Tile - Esau coming to Isaac on his deathbed

Esau coming to Isaac on his deathbed

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (possibly, made)
    Netherlands (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1718-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tile of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with Esau coming to Isaac on his deathbed. Inscribed with 'Gen. 27.31.34'.

Place of Origin

London (possibly, made)
Netherlands (possibly, made)


ca. 1718-1725 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Marks and inscriptions

'Gen. 27.31.34'


Width: 13.1 cm, Length: 13.1 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, possibly The Netherlands or London, ca. 1718-1725.

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. ISBN 0 11 290499 8


Tin glaze; Earthenware



Subjects depicted

Tent; Bed


Delftware; Tiles; Earthenware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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