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1912

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1983

  • We acquired this object.

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Tile (USA), ca. 1902

This is a Tile. It was manufactured by Grueby Faience Company, Revere, Massachusetts and Grueby Pottery. It is dated ca. 1902 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Marcia Goodman and William Goodman. It is credited Gift of Marcia and William Goodman.

Its dimensions are

15.2 x 15.2 x 2.3 cm (6 x 6 x 7/8 in. )

It has the following markings

painted in green: DC / K.C.; stamped in blue ink: MADE BY THE GRUEBY FAIENCE CO./ Boston, Mass.

Cite this object as

Tile (USA), ca. 1902; Manufactured by Grueby Faience Company, Revere, Massachusetts (United States); glazed earthenware; 15.2 x 15.2 x 2.3 cm (6 x 6 x 7/8 in. ); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1983-88-11

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