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Tile

Maker:
J. and J. G. Low Art Tile Works (1877–1907)
Date:
ca. 1882–84
Geography:
Made in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (15.6 x 15.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Russell Sage Gift, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.141
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed on the back on the back in blue ink: PLATE XXI / "TEMPUS FUGIT" SET; From The Collection Of / BARBARA WHITE MORSE / The Maine Low Art Tile Lady / 1887 Low Catalogue / PLATE XIV NUMBER 660

Marking: stamped on the back: J & J.G LOW / PATENT / ART TILE WORKS / CHELSEA, / MASS. U.S.A. / COPYRIGHT 1883 by J.G & J.F. LOW.
Mrs. Barbara White Morse, Springvale, Maine, until 1971
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