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Tile - Feeding the Chickens

Feeding the Chickens

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1980 (designed and made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sheppard, Christina (decoration)
    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black earthenware tile, white glaze, dust-pressed, sgraffito

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Christina Sheppard

  • Museum number:

    C.73:4-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blank tile with coloured dust-pressed decoration of a woman between two trees feeding chickens.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1980 (designed and made)

Artist/maker

Sheppard, Christina (decoration)
Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Black earthenware tile, white glaze, dust-pressed, sgraffito

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm, Width: 10 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

One of four tiles, dust-pressed black earthenware with painted sgraffito decoration, with white glaze, 'Feeding the Chickens' tile, a woman between two trees feeding chickens, industrially made blank, interlaced "CS" monogram bottom left, "SINZIG / AGROD / GERMANY" moulded on back. England (decoration), designed by Christina Sheppard in 1980, not put into production - one example only in 1980.

Materials

Black earthenware; Ceramic glaze

Techniques

Sgraffito; Dust-pressed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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