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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, impressed and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Bought from Mrs. E. Edkins

  • Museum number:

    1130-1892

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 8, box 3

Physical description

Red earthenware decorated in low relief with a rosette, glazed. Originally from Croyland Abbey. English, 14th century.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, impressed and glazed

Dimensions

Length: 3 3/4 in taken from Register, Width: 3 3/4 in taken from Register

Object history note

Originally from Croyland Abbey.
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 decorated in low relief with a rosette, glazed. Originally from Croyland Abbey. English, 14th century.

Production Note

Originally from Croyland Abbey.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Impressed; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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