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Portugese tile

Acanthus-like scroll in blue, yellow and white; one of a set of four forming a square. From the cloisters of the Church of S. Joãs, Ponta Delgada, Azores.

Provenance

1895, gift of Capt. F. A. Chaves, Ponta Delgada, Portugal, to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 1, 1895)

Credit Line

Gift of Captain F. A. Chaves

Portuguese,

Accession Number

95.1354

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles