Tile from Dunn House, Newport, Rhode Island Maker: Unknown

Medium

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

5 × 5 × 1 7/16 in. (12.7 × 12.7 × 3.6 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number

1931.2215

Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Elizabeth Dunn until at least by 1879. Taken from the Dunn house, Newport, R.I. by Mr. Mauran, Newport, R.I. sold to Mr. A.R Crittenden as agent for 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
Bibliography
  • Pearls to Pyramids British Visual Culture and the Levant 1600-1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale Center for British Art, 2008), 15
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Inscriptions

“110,” written in black ink on sticker with red cantered edges on verso\r\n“1931.2215,” written in red paint on verso\r\n“110,” written in yellow ink on red sticker with red cantered edges on verso\r\n\r\n

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