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Maker/s

Unknown uncertain

Category

lead-glazed earthenware

Name

tile

Description

Red earthenware, stamped, inlaid with white clay and lead-glazed. Square. Design of a heraldic shield.

Production Notes

English; Midlands (?)

Production Place

Midlands (production)

Technique Description

stamped, inlaid with white clay and lead-glazed

Dimensions

square: (whole): 13 cm

Period

15th century
Medieval

Date

circa 1400 to 1500

Provenance

given: Duke of Rutland 1936-02-13 (Filtered for: Applied Arts collection)

Collection of the Duke of Rutland

Documentation

  1. Eames, Elizabeth (1980) Catalogue of Medieval Lead-Glazed Earthenware Tiles in the Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities British Museum, London: British Museum [page: pp. 227-8]
    [comments: Cf. Similar to Catalogue nos. 2569-2571, 2641; similar to Design nos. 1625-6, pp. 227-8, 349, 351.]

Other Notes

Accession Number

EC.24-1936 (Applied Arts)
(Reference Number: 15237; Input Date: 2000-11-01 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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