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  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1846 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chamberlain & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, inlaid and glazed

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Encaustic tile, one of a set of four tiles (C.83 to C-1976). The overall design consists of a central cartouche and border to left and above with a coat of arms in the corner. The colouring is in brown and buff. The inscription reads: 'Pax Christi inter nos sit semper, Amen'. The original of the tile is in the Priory, Great Malvern.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)


ca. 1846 (made)


Chamberlain & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, inlaid and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Impressed mark on the reverse


Length: 15.2 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Encaustic tile, one of a set of four tiles, glazed earthenware with inlaid decoration; Chamberlain & Co., England (Worcester), ca. 1846

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Nichols, J.G. Decorative Tiles, London, 1845, p. VIII.




Glazed; Inlaid


Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles


Ceramics Collection

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