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Tile

American Encaustic Tiling Co.1885

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Tile relief portrait of a woman in Renaissance costume in a circular reserve, green glaze. Tile enclosed by a gilt wood frame with blue velvet interior border.Condition: good

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Details

  • Title: Tile
  • Date Created: 1885
  • Location Created: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
  • Type: Ceramic
  • Rights: Gift of Louis C. Garth
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/58648/Tile
  • Medium: Glazed earthenware, gilt wood, velvet
  • Markings: Impressed on back of tile: "THE AMERICAN/ ENCAUSTIC TILE CO./ LIMITED"
  • Maker: American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd.
  • Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 8 1/16 in. (21.3 x 20.5 cm)
  • Collection: Decorative Arts
  • Accession number: 45.139.2

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