Stove tile: 16th century

Stove tile: 16th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Full image caption

Part of a vertical separator-tile of T-section, moulded with the figure of a female caryatid in classical dress. The figure holds her arms up to support the capital above. Tile with 'Off-white earthenware' body with polychrome-glazed surfaces. Although discoloured, it is possible to made out green on the drapery, manganese purple on the lower legs, yellow on the collar, headdress and tunic and a white tin-glaze on the body. This tile was probably made in Cologne and commissioned for the Duke of Norfolk's London residence at Duke's Place.

Image Details

1571 AD - 1580 AD
Image Number

© Museum of London

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