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Stove tile

Stove tile

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (made)

  • Date:

    early 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with relief decoration and coloured glazes

  • Museum number:

    1023-1853

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 52, shelf 8

Physical description

Earthenware tile with relief decoration of supporters and shield, decorated with coloured glazes.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (made)

Date

early 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with relief decoration and coloured glazes

Dimensions

Length: 7 in, Width: 7 in

Object history note

From the Chaffers Collection.

Historical context note

Note in Register: Similar tiles are around the base of a polychrome stove in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum at Nuremberg.
Note in Register: Letter from Dr. Konrad Strauss in 1966 stated that this tile certainly belongs to the Ochsenfort Stove in the Nuremberg museum.

Descriptive line

Earthenware tile with relief decoration of supporters and shield, decorated with coloured glazes. German, Nuremberg, early 16th century.

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

Lane, Arthur, A Guide to the Collection of Tiles, London, 1960
Roeper, A. & H. Bosch, Sammlung von Gfen in allen Stilarten, Munich, 1895

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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