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Allegories of the Four Continents Tiles

This is a Tiles. It was after Jan Theodor de Bry and Jacques Le Moyne. We acquired it in 1960. Its medium is tin-glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

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Allegories of the Four Continents Tiles; After Johann Theodor de Bry (German, 1561 - 1623); Spain; tin-glazed earthenware; 1960-1-72-a

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

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