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Tile - Night

Night

  • Object:

    Tile

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cottier & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.68A-1975

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'Night' is symbolised by the figure of a woman wearing a green cloak over a yellow-brown dress. She stands against a yellowish toned wall. Behind this is a turreted castle, and a sickle moon is seen in a grey-blue sky. At the woman's feet is brownish-yellow grass, and tulips which are mainly yellow-brown.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Cottier & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Signed on the reverse in black paint: 'Cottier and Co., London' super-imposed on an anchor, and 'No. 641'

Descriptive line

'Night' tile, earthenware, painted in enamels; Cottier & Co., England (London), ca. 1880

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Night; Women

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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