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.
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); 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.