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Tile (Germany), 16th century

This is a Tile. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is lead-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Jacques Séligmann.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (With Frame): 53.3 × 43.5 × 11.4 cm, 11.3 kg (21 × 17 1/8 × 4 1/2 in., 25 lb.)

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Tile (Germany), 16th century; lead-glazed earthenware; H x W x D (With Frame): 53.3 × 43.5 × 11.4 cm, 11.3 kg (21 × 17 1/8 × 4 1/2 in., 25 lb.); Museum purchase through gift of Jacques Séligmann; 1950-100-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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