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Tile

American
Designed about 1900
Henry Chapman Mercer (American, 1856–1930), Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (1898–present)


Object Place: Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 3 3/4", W: 3 3/4", D: 1/2"

Accession Number

1975.743.72

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Eighty embossed tiles with a flowerpot in a central box with five offshooting blossoms. Medieval text around all four edges. Maltese cross in top left corner. “X” in top right and bottom corners.

Provenance

To MFA, 1975, gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb..

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb