Tiles (18)

Classification: 
Date: 
1725-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Set of eighteen tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with white glaze; circular rondel with biblical scenes from the Old and New Testament; ox-head corner motifs; many of the tiles are broken.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number: 
Z.770a-s
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Beekman Mansion (possibly the nursery room) at First Avenue and 51st Street, built by James Beekman in 1763. They were removed and incorporated in a settle (bench) when the structure was torn down in 1874.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26676
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1725-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with white glaze; circular rondel with biblical scene of two figures, one standing and one stooped down and strewing material on ground, in interior; ox-head corner motifs; tile broken into 3 parts.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number: 
Z.770n
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Beekman Mansion (possibly the nursery room) at First Avenue and 51st St., New York, NY. They were removed and incorporated in a settle (bench) when the structure was torn down in 1874.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26627
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1640-1670
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 5 x 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 12.7 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with reddish-colored body, white glaze, and painted polychrome deocration; tulip growing from bulb in diamond-shaped frame with saw-tooth edge and curls at each point, fleur-de-lis corner corner motifs; pin-holes in lower left and upper right corners.
Object Number: 
Z.779
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1670
eMuseum Object ID: 
26582
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1725-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with bluish-white glaze; rondel with biblical scene of two figures in a landscape, figure on left with halo being blessed by figure on right with bird above with rays down to figure with halo (poosibly the Annunciation); ox-head corner motifs; tile broken with restoration and infill to lower left corner and center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. W. Houghton
Object Number: 
INV.8787v
Gallery Label: 
According to a label on the box in which these tiles were found, this tile comes from the William Walton House, at 326 Pearl (formerly Queen) Street, NYC, erected in 1752 and demolished in 1881. The tile was given to the N-YHS in 1881 or 1882. At least two different sets of tiles survive; one with a purple arabesque design and another with blue and white biblical scenes and several other unrelated designs.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26276
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1852-1866
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 10.8 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Encaustic gothic revival tile with red clay body inlaid with cream, white, and blue slip; cream stylized fleur-de-lis corner motifs, circular frame composed of cream, white, and cream bands contain cream and white quatrefoil on blue ground; reverse side has circular impressions (intended to create rough surface for installation) and impressed maker's mark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George W. Nash
Object Number: 
N-387.4
Marks: 
impressed: on reverse; "Maw & Co./ Benthall/ Broseley"
Gallery Label: 
This tile was orignially installed in the club house of the American Jockey Club located in Jerome Park, Kingsbridge in the north-western Bronx. The club house was built in 1866 and demolished in 1898.
Provenance: 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1866
eMuseum Object ID: 
26223
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1700-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Fragment of tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with bluish-white glaze; scene of village with trees and windmill in center; spider's head corner motifs; ; lower right corner gone.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Object Number: 
Z.773aa
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Judge Joseph I. Jackson House at the corner of Jackson Ave. and Main St., Fishkill, NY. The house, which at one time was called the "Colonial Inn," was still standing in 1953.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26202
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1780
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with bluish-white glaze; elaborate border with diapering and foliate scrolls (the "Louis XV border with diaper corners") frames octagonal landscape scene with two gothic buidldings separated by a bridge with a ship's mast in the background; right edge chipped.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Object Number: 
Z.773x
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Judge Joseph I. Jackson House at the corner of Jackson Ave. and Main St., Fishkill, NY. The house, which at one time was called the "Colonial Inn," was still standing in 1953.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
26167
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with white glaze; circular rondel with landscape scene with man chopping wood; ox-head corner motifs (tile same as Z.773n and o); tile broken and restored with patches of infill.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Object Number: 
Z.773m
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Judge Joseph I. Jackson House at the corner of Jackson Ave. and Main St., Fishkill, NY. The house, which at one time was called the "Colonial Inn," was still standing in 1953.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26123
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with white glaze; circular roundel with landscape scene with man with staff leading a cow with a "V" of birds in the sky; ox-head corner motifs (tile same as Z.773i).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Object Number: 
Z.773j
Marks: 
written: on reverse; "Joseph J. Jackson House"
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Judge Joseph I. Jackson House at the corner of Jackson Ave. and Main St., Fishkill, NY. The house, which at one time was called the "Colonial Inn," was still standing in 1953.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26088
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Tile

Classification: 
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with white glaze; circular rondel with landscape scene with corner of portico on bank of river with sail boats in distance; ox-head corner motifs (tile same as Z.773g and h).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Object Number: 
Z.773f
Marks: 
written: on reverse, "Fishkill Joseph J. Jackson House"
Gallery Label: 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Judge Joseph I. Jackson House at the corner of Jackson Ave. and Main St., Fishkill, NY. The house, which at one time was called the "Colonial Inn," was still standing in 1953.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
26083
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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