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Tile

English (Stoke-on-Trent)
around 1870-1880
Made by Minton & Co. (active 1793-present)


Dimensions

Overall: 14.9 x 10.2 x 0.6 cm (5 7/8 x 4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1306

Medium or Technique

Earthenware, transfer-printed decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles

Rectangular tile decorated with printed white palmette design on blue background.

Inscription

Painted in black enamel on one side: monogram "E M H" and "1881"

Paper label adhered to back, hand-written in pen: "5"

Markings

Molded on back of tile: "MINTONS/CHINA WORKS/STOKE ON TRENT/X"

Provenance

By 1992, Vivian S. Hawes (b. 1923 - d. 1999), Wellesley, MA [1]; 2000, bequest of Vivian S. Hawes to the MFA. (Accession date: July 13, 2017)

Notes:
[1] Lent to the MFA on June 19, 1992.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection