Tile, 1905-1920

Summary

The Grueby Faience Company was based in Revere, Massachusetts and specialized in matte finish pottery and tiles. They were known for their unique cucumber green colored vases. This tile was intended to part of a larger composition, perhaps lining a fireplace, where the turtles would follow in a line from head to tail.

The Grueby Faience Company was based in Revere, Massachusetts and specialized in matte finish pottery and tiles. They were known for their unique cucumber green colored vases. This tile was intended to part of a larger composition, perhaps lining a fireplace, where the turtles would follow in a line from head to tail.

Artifact

Tile (Object genre)

Date Made

1905-1920

Creators

Grueby Faience Company 

Place of Creation

United States, Massachusetts, Boston 

Creator Notes

Attributed to the Grueby Faience Company, Boston, Massachusetts.

Henry Ford Museum
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Collections Platform

Object ID

84.83.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Ceramic (Material)
Glaze

Color

Brown
Cream (Color)
Green
Yellow

Dimensions

Height: 1 in

Width: 6 in  (square)

Weight: 2.75 lbs

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