Overall: 4 7/8 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 12.4 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
White tin-glazed earthenware tile with red transfer-printed decoration; buff-colored earthenware body; square frame made of scrolls ("88" border) containing a man embracing a woman with shepherdess's crook beneath a treee with a woman wringing her hands in the background.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Fo