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Allegories of the Four Continents Tiles, 18th century

This is a Tiles. It was after Jan Theodor de Bry and Jacques Le Moyne. It is dated 18th century and 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. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 3.3 x 26.8 x 27 cm (1 5/16 x 10 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.) H x W x D (b): 3 x 26.7 x 26.9 cm (1 3/16 x 10 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.) H x W x D (c): 3.2 x 25.9 x 26.8 cm (1 1/4 x 10 3/16 x 10 9/16 in.) H x W x D (d): 3.4 x 26.5 x 26.7 cm (1 5/16 x 10 7/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Allegories of the Four Continents Tiles, 18th century; After Johann Theodor de Bry (German, 1561 - 1623); tin-glazed earthenware; H x W x D (a): 3.3 x 26.8 x 27 cm (1 5/16 x 10 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.) H x W x D (b): 3 x 26.7 x 26.9 cm (1 3/16 x 10 1/2 x 10 9/16 in.) H x W x D (c): 3.2 x 25.9 x 26.8 cm (1 1/4 x 10 3/16 x 10 9/16 in.) H x W x D (d): 3.4 x 26.5 x 26.7 cm (1 5/16 x 10 7/16 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-72-d

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

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