Tile

Tile
Title
Tile
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 12.4 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with buff-colored body and blue and white painted decoration; coastal scene with boat near shore in the middle ground and house in the background depicted in circular frame, with decorative detailing at each corner of tile.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck
Object Number 
1945.519c
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this tile came from a house on the northwest corner of Jackson and Main Streets, in Fishkill, New York, where Johannes Swart kept a store (and later a tavern) from 1753.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group