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Two-Colored Tile

Date:
mid-14th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Fired earthenware with slip decoration and lead glaze.
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 1/2in. (12.1 x 11.4cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Tiles
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.112.2
Not on view
possibly from Penn Buckinghamshire; [ Blumka Gallery, New York (sold 1991)]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Twenty-First Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1990, through June 30, 1991." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 121 (1991). p. 35.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 194, pp. 162–63.



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