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Lustre tile with bird design, one of a pair


Maw & Company, Ltd. ; William Fred De Morgan


c. 1880

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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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: "Bird lustre 3/6", in pencil, on back "MAW [obscured]/ENGLAND", and "AA", stamped, on back
Physical Description: bird in profile, facing R, with wings outstretched, perched on foliage with pears; orange, yellow and green
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.279.9.1
Artist: William De Morgan, British, 1839-1917
Role: Designer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1839-1917

Artist: Maw & Company, Ltd., Shropshire, England
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Shropshire, England
Added to Site: February 28, 2009