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American Decorative Arts

Tiles from the Hackstoff House, Middletown, Connecticut

1750

Tin-glazed earthenware

A: 5 × 5 1/8 in. (12.7 × 13.02 cm) B: 4 7/8 × 5 1/8 in. (12.38 × 13.02 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1984.62.2a-b
Geography: 
Made in Germany (Northern)
or made in United Kingdom
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Northern German or British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Taken from the Hackstoff house, Middletown, Conn., Dr. I.W. Lyon in 1879. Irving W. Lyon (1840–1896), Hartford, Conn.; by descent to his son Irving P. Lyon (1870–1944), Buffalo, New York; sold to Francis P. Garvan (1875–1937), New York, 1929; given to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. 1931

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