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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, stamped and inlaid

  • Credit Line:

    Bought from Mrs. E. Edkins

  • Museum number:

    1198-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 8, box 1

Physical description

Red earthenware tile stamped with a design of the Sacred Monogram within a circle and inlaid with white clay.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, stamped and inlaid

Dimensions

Length: 5 1/4 in taken from Register, Width: 5 1/4 in taken from Register

Object history note

Originally from Berkeley Castle.
In 1892 a large group of tiles was bought from Mrs. E. Edkins, the widow of William Edkins. Her husband had been a builder, who worked all over the west of England and many of his tiles came from buildings with which he had been involved.

Descriptive line

Red earthenware stamped with a design of the sacred monogram within a circle and inlaid with white clay. Originally from Berkeley Castle. English, 15th century.

Production Note

Originally from Berkeley Castle.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Stamped

Subjects depicted

Sacred Monogram

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Slipware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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