Tile

Object Number: 
INV.8794b
Date: 
1725-1775
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
written: reverse of tile; "From/ S. + A.C./ Loveland/ from parlor +/ kitchen LI/ House/ this kitch?"
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with blue and white painted decoration; buff-colored body; circular rondel containing image of the disobedient prophet on a horse being atacked by a lion (I Kings ch. 13 v. 24); ox-head corner motifs; upper right corner broken off.
Gallery Label: 
According to an inscription on the reverse, this tile is from the parlor or kitchen of a house on Long Island.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S. and A.C. Loveland
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group