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Portugese tile

A square of white outlined with yellow in one corner, a leaf-like figure in yellow opposite, and a scroll in white on a blue ground at either side; one of four. 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

95.1355

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Tiles