Tile

Object Number: 
INV.8794a
Date: 
1760-1770
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
written: on reverse; "S+AC Loveland/ from parlor/ + kitchen/ L.I. House."
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with polychrome decoration; buff-colored body with blue-white glaze; orange, yellow, and blue bird standing on purple and blue ground; lower right side broken off.
Gallery Label: 
According to an inscription on the reverse, this tile is from the parlor or kitchen of a Long Island home.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S. and A.C. Loveland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group