Tile

Object Number: 
Z.773aa
Date: 
1700-1775
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; scene of village with trees and windmill in center; spider's head corner motifs; ; lower right corner gone.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplank
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group