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American Decorative Arts
Maker, possibly by: Kearns & Company, American, founded 1842

Fireplace Tile

1865–75

Molded soda-lime glass

1 1/2 × 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (3.81 × 6.4 × 6.35 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1752
Geography: 
Made in Midwestern, United States
Possibly made in Zanesville, Ohio
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Purchased for Francis P. Garvan by Rhea Knittle, receipt dated 12 March 1930; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1930; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 194–95, no. 102, ill.

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