Tile

Object Number: 
INV.8792f
Date: 
1650-1750
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 13.3 x 13.3 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
written: on reverse; "From S Alofsen/ Dec 1864"
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with blue and white painted decoration; buff-colored body, pinkish-white glaze, and pin-holes at lower left and upper right corners; putti with bow and arrow in center; spider's head corner motifs.
Gallery Label: 
The early date at which this tile entered the NYHS collection suggests that it may have been from a NY house.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S. Alofsen, 1864
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group