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Tile with floral design


Minton and Company


c. 1875

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Tile with floral design, Minton and Company
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware, encaustic
Size: 6 x 6 x 1 in. (15.24 x 15.24 x 2.54 cm)
Creation Place: England, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent
Culture: England, Staffordshire
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: "WHITE HOUSE 1815-1902/PRESIDENT'S DRESSING ROOM/P.D.8", in black ink, on back "MINTON & CÂș/PATENT/STOKE UPON TRENT" and "118", stamped, on back
Physical Description: white flower at center surrounded by bright blue; arcing designs in tan, rust, and brown at edges
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Evan and Naomi Maurer
Accession Number: 2001.279.2
Artist: Minton and Company, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, est. 1793
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, est. 1793
Added to Site: February 28, 2009