Tiles (3)

Object Number: 
1945.519a-c
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
each approx.: 5 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Three tin-glazed tiles with buff-colored body and blue and white painted decoration.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, these tiles came from a house on the northwest corner of Jackson and Main Streets, in Fishkill, New York, where Johannes Swart kept a store (and later a tavern) from 1753.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group