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1902

  • Work on this object began.

1909

  • Work on this object ended.

1983

  • We acquired this object.

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Tile (USA), 1902–09

This is a Tile. It was manufactured by Grueby Faience Company, Revere, Massachusetts and Grueby Pottery. It is dated 1902–09 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is formed, applied and 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

10.2 x 10.2 x 1.6 cm (4 x 4 x 5/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Remnants of original paper label attached to top edge: GR(UE)BY (P)OTTERY BOSTON (U)SA, surrounding a lotus blossom; painted in light blue: A.S.

It is signed

Initials in light blue A.S. - decorator, unknown artist

Cite this object as

Tile (USA), 1902–09; Manufactured by Grueby Faience Company, Revere, Massachusetts (United States); formed, applied and glazed earthenware; 10.2 x 10.2 x 1.6 cm (4 x 4 x 5/8 in. ); Gift of Marcia and William Goodman; 1983-88-15

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

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