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Date
1555 – 1700 (attributed)
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
101.02.0008 a,b
Description
Two fragments of glazed earthenware tiles, (a) an end piece with one original border which reveals the original shape of the tile to be arabesque-like, the upper right side curves inward in an arc shape, the outer edge is coloured in an aqua-marine blue with a thin rust-orange border on front side,…
Title
House Tile
Date
1555 – 1700 (attributed)
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
14.5 x 2.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
Two fragments of glazed earthenware tiles, (a) an end piece with one original border which reveals the original shape of the tile to be arabesque-like, the upper right side curves inward in an arc shape, the outer edge is coloured in an aqua-marine blue with a thin rust-orange border on front side, surface has white ground with deep cobalt blue flowers and delicate stems, green leaves and two rust-orange flowers, the same rust colour is applied as contrast to leaves and blue flowers, the colours have run slightly under the glaze ( b) is a corner fragment, too small to distinguish design; colours used are blue green and a dull gold on a white ground, designs are raised and outlined in unglazed clay.
Subject
architecture
decorative arts
ceramics
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
101.02.0008 a,b
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