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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, stamped and inlaid

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 8

Physical description

Red earthenware tile stamped with a design consisting of a border containing foliated devices enclosing a circular medallion with a seated figure in robes holding a ciborium in his right and a horn in his right hand. The details have been obliterated. Foliated devices in the corners.

Place of Origin

England (made)


late 13th century (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, stamped and inlaid


Length: 7 3/4 in taken from Register, Width: 7 3/4 in taken from Register

Object history note

Originally from Chertsey Abbey in Surrey.

Historical context note

Note in Register: Found amongst some architectural fragments in the Crypt of the Museum below Room 46 by Mr. Bedford.

Descriptive line

Red earthenware tile stamped with a design and inlaid with white clay. Originally from Chertsey Abbey. English, late 13th century.

Production Note

Originally from Chertsey Abbey in Surrey.




Stamped; Inlaid

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Earthenware; Slipware; Tiles


Ceramics Collection

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