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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Belper (made)

  • Date:

    1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Tile Company Ltd (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled red earthenware impressed and painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    960B-1898

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case WS

Physical description

Tile of enamelled red earthenware impressed in raised outline and painted in colours with a repeating pattern of circular medallions enclosing foliated arabesques. The spaces between the medallions are filled with acanthus leaves.

Place of Origin

Belper (made)

Date

1898 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Tile Company Ltd (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled red earthenware impressed and painted in colours

Dimensions

Width: 12.7 cm, Length: 22.2 cm

Object history note

Made in imitation of Spanish tiles of the 15th century.

Descriptive line

Tile of enamelled red earthenware impressed in raised outline and painted in colours, Derby Tile Company Ltd, Belper, 1898

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Impressed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Medallions; Arabesques; Acanthus; Foliated

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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