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Tile

ca. 1760
Origin: England, Bristol (probably)
5 1/4" square
Tin-glazed earthenware (delft)
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1989-162
Square tile with canted sides. Whitish tin glaze and powdered manganese ground decorated in blue with a classical vase of flowers within a large ogee reserve; quarter rosette corners.
Label:Tiles with vases of flowers, a Dutch tradition, were made at all the major delft-producing areas with a variety of different borders and corners.
Provenance:Jonathan Horne (Antiques), Ltd., London
Mark(s):No
Inscription(s):No