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Tile (USA), ca. 1930

This is a tile. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is painted and glazed stoneware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Barnes. It is credited Gift of Florence I. Balasny-Barnes.

  • Lotus-shaped Cup (Egypt)
  • colored faience (ceramic frit).
  • Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1960-29-1
  • Plate (USA)
  • glazed and gilt porcelain.
  • Gift of Mrs. C. R. Dumble.
  • 1939-24-2

Its dimensions are

15.6 x 15.6 x 1.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Molded in raised letters on reverse: "MATAWAN TILE CO./PRO-CER"

Cite this object as

Tile (USA), ca. 1930; painted and glazed stoneware; 15.6 x 15.6 x 1.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 3/4 in.); Gift of Florence I. Balasny-Barnes; 1986-107-2

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