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Tile

Object Number: 
INV.908a
Date: 
1640-1670
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 5 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 13.7 x 13 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with buff colored body, gray-white glaze, and painted polychrome decoration; double snake's-head in diamond-shaped frame with saw-tooth edge at center and fleur-de-lis in each corner; pin holes at lower left and upper right corners; some concrete and plaster affixed to sides and back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group