Overall: 5 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
written: on paper formerly on reverse of tile; "Tile from the Somerindike house (taken down in 1868) on Broadway between 75th and 76th Streets Where Louis Philippe is said to have taught school (Stone's Hist of NY p. 597). Presented by Daniel Parish Jr.
Tin-glazed earthenware tile with purple and white painted decoration; buff-colored body; circular rondel containing image of man and woman with chicken in front of arched gate (probably a biblical scene); ox-head corner motifs.
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr., 1890
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