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Tile with acanthus leaf design


Maw & Company, Ltd.


c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Tile with acanthus leaf design, Maw & Company, Ltd.
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Glazed earthenware
Size: 6 x 6 x 3/8 in. (15.24 x 15.24 x 0.91 cm)
Creation Place: England, Staffordshire, Salopia, Jackfield
Culture: England, Staffordshire
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: "MAW & CO LD/FLOREAI/MAW/SALOPIA [in a circle]/JACKFIELD/SALOP", stamped, on back
Physical Description: white tile with green transfer decoration of stylized central leaf with leaves at corners, in green
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Cori and Paul Wegener
Accession Number: 2001.279.8
Artist: Maw & Company, Ltd., Shropshire, England
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Shropshire, England
Added to Site: February 28, 2009