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Tile

Dutch (Delft)
18th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 13 x 0.8 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.307

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware, underglaze blue decoration

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles

Pale cobalt blue and milky white ground; circular field with girl walking, seen from behind. Bushes, trees, paths and fence. Said to be “from the oldest house in Charleston, S.C.”.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

1888, bequest by Mrs. Margaret Allen Elton to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 6, 1888)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Margaret Allen Elton