Tile

Object Number: 
INV.8792d
Date: 
1650-1750
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 13.3 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on reverse; "Pre[sented] by/ S. Alofsen/ Dec 1864"
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with buff-colored body and brown marbled suface.
Gallery Label: 
The early date at which this tile entered the N-YHS collection suggests that it may have been from a New York house.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S. Alofsen, 1864
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group