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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1546 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the Murray Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.409-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case WS

Physical description

Tile of red tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours. In a circular medallion is the laurelled head of a Roman Emperor in profile facing right.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (made)

Date

ca. 1546 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

Dimensions

Length: 15.2 cm, Width: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Tile of red tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours, Switzerland, ca. 1546

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Emperor

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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