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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1300 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, impressed

  • Credit Line:

    Bought from the Forrer Collection.

  • Museum number:

    81-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 51, shelf 8

Physical description

One of two tiles of red earthenware, impressed with a double-headed eagle displayed.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (made)

Date

ca. 1300 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, impressed

Dimensions

Height: 5 3/8 in taken from Register, Width: 5 1/4 in taken from Register

Object history note

From the Stadion'sche Domherrenhof in Constance.
Bought from the Forrer Collection.

Historical context note

The Stadion'sche Domherrenhof was destroyed by fire in 1898.

Descriptive line

One of two tiles of red earthenware, impressed with a double-headed eagle displayed. From the Stadion'sche Domherrenhof at Constance, destroyed by fire in 1898. German or Swiss, about 1300

Production Note

From the Stadion'sche Domherrenhof in Constance.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Impressed

Subjects depicted

Eagle

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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