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Stove tile

Hafner ware. Polychrome, glazed, rectangular. Raised white scroll designs issuing from addorsed masks at base, center plaque of initials PW. Mostly blue and yellow, on blue ground. Set with 62.195-7.

Provenance

Acquired in Florence, Italy, by Edward R. Lubin, New York; probably sold by Lubin to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1962, gift of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 14, 1962)

Credit Line

Gift of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

Austria, about 1550

Object Place

Steyr

Dimensions

Overall: 32.1 x 15.2 cm (12 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

62.194

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware (Hafner ware)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery