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Tile

Object Number: 
INV.8792c
Date: 
1675-1750
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 13 x 13 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
written: on reverse; "Presented by/ S. Alofsen/ Dec 1864"
Description: 
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with blue and white painted decoration; buff-colored body with pinkish-white glaze; scene of structure and trees on island with two boats in right background; upper left corner broken off.
Gallery Label: 
The early date at which this tile entered the NYHS collection suggests that it may have been from a NY house.
Credit Line: 
Gift of S. Alofsen, 1864
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group