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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Seville (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with moulded and lustre decoration

  • Museum number:

    96:3-1881

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 144, The Headley Trust Gallery, case EXP

Physical description

Tile of tin-glazed earthenware, azulejos, moulded with a quatrefoil and fluer-de-lis design, and decorated with lustre colours.

Place of Origin

Seville (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with moulded and lustre decoration

Dimensions

Width: 29.2 cm, Height: 12.7 cm

Object history note

From the inner roof of an old church at Carmona, near Seville.

Descriptive line

Tile, tin-glazed earthenware with moulded and lustre decoration, made in Seville, Spain, 15th century

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

Lane, Arthur. A guide to the collection of tiles London: Victoria and Albert Museum, published under the authority of the Board of Education, 1939 (Printed by the Shenval Press), p. 59.

Production Note

Register

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Moulded; Lustre-painted

Subjects depicted

Quatrefoils; Fleurs-de-lis

Categories

Ceramics; Tiles; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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