Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two-Colored Tile

15th century
Fired earthenware with slip decoration and lead glaze
Overall: 4 5/16 x 4 5/16in. (11 x 11cm)
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1984
Accession Number:
Not on view
Reginald W. Cooper, Nottingham, England (sale, 1983) ; [ Neales, Nottingham (March 3, 1983) ; [ Ross Levett Antiques, Tenants Harbor, Maine (sold 1984)]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Fourteenth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1983, through June 30, 1984." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 114 (1984). p. 40.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 272, p. 216.

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