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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Moustiers (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin glazed earthenware painted in cobalt

  • Credit Line:

    Bought

  • Museum number:

    463-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 46, shelf 7

Physical description

Painted in blue with female busts, sphinxes and arabesques.

Place of Origin

Moustiers (made)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin glazed earthenware painted in cobalt

Dimensions

Height: 5 3/8 in taken from Register, Width: 5 3/8 in taken from Register

Object history note

Formerly in the Aigoin Collection.
Bought for £5.

Descriptive line

Tile of buff earthenware covered with a tin glaze and painted with designs in cobalt blue. French,, Moustiers, about 1740.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazing

Categories

Tiles; Earthenware; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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