Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
written: on reverse; "Presented by/ S. Alofsen/ Dec 1864"
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with blue and white painted decoration; buff-colored body with pinkish-white glaze; scene of structure and trees on island with two boats in right background; upper left corner broken off.
The early date at which this tile entered the NYHS collection suggests that it may have been from a NY house.
Gift of S. Alofsen, 1864
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.