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Stove tile: EC.39-1942

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


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Stove tile. Reddish earthenware, moulded in relief, tin-glazed greenish-white and painted in blue, green, yellow and manganese-brown. Rectangular with a rectangular projection at the back. Within a raised, moulded frame, two kneeling angels holding a scrolled frame containing the bust of a bearded man holding an orb or globe.


History note: Rev. G.A. Schneider, sold at Sotheby's, 4th June, 1942, European Ceramics and Glass comprising the interesting and extensive collection of the Rev. G.A. Schneider, lot 56.

Legal notes

Given by L.C.G. Clarke, MA

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5.4 cm
Height: 15.4 cm
Width: 31.4 cm

Relative size of this object

31.4 cm15.4 cm5.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Winterthur ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-11-05) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow and manganese-brown) Glaze composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.39-1942
Primary reference Number: 15927
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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