Earthenware tile, solid red body with inlaid decoration in buff, with the Star of David inside a circle. Maker's mark on reverse.
- 1837-1840 (circa)
- Factory in: Stoke-on-Trent
- (Europe,British Isles,England,Staffordshire,Stoke-on-Trent)
- Length: 15 centimetres
- Width: 15 centimetres
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription ContentCOPELAND & GARRETT
Inscription CommentImpressed within a grid.
According to J. & B. Austwick, Copeland & Garrett only produced encaustic floor tiles for a few years following 1837; this tile can therefore be dated to around 1837-1840, see J. & B. Austwick, 'The Decorated Tile: An Illustrated History of English Tile-Making and Design', London, Pitman House, 1980, pp. 56-59.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCT16993
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