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"Alhambra" Tile


American Encaustic Tiling Co., Ltd.


c. 1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Alhambra' Tile, American Encaustic Tiling Co., Ltd.
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Glazed ceramic
Size: 6 1/16 x 6 1/16 x 9/16 in. (15.4 x 15.4 x 1.43 cm)
Creation Place: United States, New York, New York
Culture: United States, New York
Style: 19th-20th century
Inscriptions: Stamp on back, stamped: [TRADE/ (inside a shape) ALHAMBRA/ MARK/ AMERICAN/ ENCAUSTIC TILING CO./ LIMITED/ NEW YORK]
Physical Description: white ground; pink vine design; incised surface designed to resemble a mosaic
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Janice Lurie and her support of ceramics at the MIA
Accession Number: 2002.268.8
Artist: American Encaustic Tiling Co., Ltd., Zanesville, Ohio
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: Zanesville, Ohio
Added to Site: February 28, 2009