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Tile

Two unglazed tiles with box in the center. A castle tower appears in left half of box. On the right half is a swan swimming down a river. Renaissance Latin text around all four edges reading "The force of the river gladdens the city of God."

Provenance

To MFA, 1975, gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

American, Designed about 1900

Object Place

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 3 3/4", W: 3 3/4", D: 1/2"

Accession Number

1975.743.81

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware