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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860-1868 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, moulded and with coloured glazes, in wooden frame

  • Museum number:

    C.11-1985

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 8

Physical description

Lead-glazed earthenware tile in wooden frame, moulded and with coloured glazes. Geometric interlace, in a Hispano-Moresque style, enclosing a central formalised four-leafed motif and further geometrical ornament. Circular medallions at each corner contain stylised flower heads.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1860-1868 (made)

Artist/maker

Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, moulded and with coloured glazes, in wooden frame

Marks and inscriptions

'MINTON & CO STOKE ON TRENT O'
Moulded mark

Dimensions

Height: 20.2 cm, Width: 20.2 cm

Historical context note

Popular known as 'Henry Cole's teapot stand' as it was found in company of other objects known to be his.

Descriptive line

Lead-glazed earthenware tile in wooden frame, moulded and with coloured glazes, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, England, ca. 1860-68

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze; Wood

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Geometric patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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