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Tile

Tile
Title
Tile
Date 
1750-1780
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 7 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Fragment of tin-glazed earthenware tile with painted blue and white decoration; buff-colored body with bluish-white glaze; elaborate border with feathered quarter-flowers in the corners and elaborate foliate scrolls (the "Louis XV border") frames octagonal landscape scene with church towers; left half of tile gone.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Object Number 
Z.773z
Gallery Label 
These tiles are from a fireplace in the Judge Joseph I. Jackson House at the corner of Jackson Ave. and Main St., Fishkill, NY. The house, which at one time was called the "Colonial Inn," was still standing in 1953.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group