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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton, Hollins & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with a stencilled design under the glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.160-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 8, box 4

Physical description

Tile of earthenware with a stencilled design under the glaze. Four-square coloured brown and blue with a rising sun, a balloon, a toad and a cock.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Minton, Hollins & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with a stencilled design under the glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'MINTON / HOLLINS / & CO / Patent / TILE / WORKS / STOKE ON TRENT'
In relief

Dimensions

Length: 15.2 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Object history note

Part of a set of six tiles C.160 to E-1976.

Descriptive line

One of six tiles, earthenware, stencilled designs underglaze, each design is a four-square coloured brown, and oak-blue, the motif of this tile with a rising sun, a balloon, a toad, and a cock. England, Minton Hollins & Co., about 1880.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Stencilled; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Toad; Balloon; Sun; Cock

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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