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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, stamped and inlaid

  • Museum number:

    C.7-1918

  • 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)

Date

late 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, stamped and inlaid

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Stamped; Inlaid

Subjects depicted

Ciborium

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Slipware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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