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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:

    1412-1892

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Red earthenware tile stamped with a design of a heraldic lion's mask 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

Height: 2 7/8 in taken from Register, Width: 2 3/4 in taken from Register

Object history note

Originally from Wenlock Abbey, Shropshire.
From the Edkins Collection.

Descriptive line

Fragment of red earthenware stamped with a design of a lion or leopard head, inlaid wiith white clay and glazed. Originally from Wenlock Abbey, Shropshire. English, 15th century.

Production Note

Originally from Wenlock Abbey, Shropshire.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Stamped

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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