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Tiles

Tiles

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lefevre, Ferdinando (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed with brown enamel and painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4169-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panel of three tiles of earthenware transfer-printed with brown enamel and painted with enamels. Each is printed with a quatrefoil-shaped medallion with conventional foliage in the angles of the tile. The flower is coloured crimson, blue and yellow on the respective tiles, with green foliage, and the angles are coloured olive-green.

Place of Origin

Rome (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Lefevre, Ferdinando (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed with brown enamel and painted with enamels

Dimensions

Length: 11.7 cm each tile, Width: 11.7 cm each tile

Descriptive line

Panel of three tiles of earthenware transfer-printed with brown enamel and painted with enamels, made by Ferdinando Lefevre, Rome, 19th century.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamels

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Medallion; Foliage; Quatrefoil

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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