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fireplace tile
  • William De Morgan
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • fireplace tile, 1877–1907
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Gift of Miss Minnie S. Moodie
  • Not on display
  • 1933.0003

Fireplace tile with copper-red luster with metallic red glaze, floral motif. The tile is divided into four equal compartments. The upper left and lower right squares show a luster foliate spiral. The upper right and lower left squares depict a white and luster flower with foliate motifs in each corner.