Tile

ca. 1846 (made)
Tile thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware, inlaid and glazed
Brief Description
Encaustic tile, one of a set of four tiles, glazed earthenware with inlaid decoration; Chamberlain & Co., England (Worcester), ca. 1846
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 15.2cm
  • Width: 15.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
Impressed mark on the reverse
Bibliographic Reference
Nichols, J.G. Decorative Tiles, London, 1845, p. VIII.
Collection
Accession Number
C.83-1976

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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