Tiles

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


Object Place: Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1975.743.85

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Embossed with a circle in the center enclosing a raven preening its feathers. Leaves branch out from the circle to all four corners of the tile. A flat border surrounds all four edges.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb