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Title

"Old Hancock House" tile

Artist

Minton and Company

Date

c. 1875

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Old Hancock House' tile, Minton and Company
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Glazed earthenware
Size: 6 x 6 x 7/16 in. (15.24 x 15.24 x 1.11 cm)
Creation Place: England, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent
Culture: England, Staffordshire
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: "AN", in pencil, on back "MINTONS/CHINA WORKS/STOKE ON TRENT", stamped, on back/"PUBLISHED BY MACULLAR PARKER COMPANY", in brown, on back
Physical Description: tan ground with brown transfer decoration of house; LLC: ""Old/Hancock House"/Beacon Street/Boston,/Erected 1737 Demolished 1863."
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Brian Kraft
Accession Number: 2001.279.4
Artist: Minton and Company, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, est. 1793
Role: Manufacturer
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Life Dates: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, est. 1793
Added to Site: February 28, 2009