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Tile with Arms of Thomas Coke

early 16th century
Made in England
Glazed earthenware
8 3/4 × 6 3/8 × 1 3/4 in. (22.2 × 16.2 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 2015
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 10
The Latin inscription on this tile, in translation, reads: Pray for the souls of Thomas Coke and his wife Alice. The rectangular shape and the technique of the tile are characteristic of the tilers of Malvern, which supplied pavings and wainscots for Malvern Priory.
From Monmouth Priory; [ Sam Fogg Ltd., London (sold 2015)]
Mellor, Maureen. Pots and Tiles of the Middle Ages. London: Sam Fogg Ltd., 2014. no. 36, pp. 96–97.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Forty-Fifth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 145 (2015). p. 54.

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