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tile; stove tileAccession number: A4650
Collection place: Fleet Street
Production date: 1501-1700
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: L 102 mm; W 201 mm; T 47 mm
Museum Section: Post-Medieval
Summary: Rectangular tile curved horizontally. Alion stands within a concave section bordered by ridges top and bottom; the bottom having some kind of line decoration. The lion has a long mane, reaching to the ground, possibly with jewels in it. The haunches are clearly defined and a tail curves between the legs. A pair to A4651. Largely complete; two pieces stuck together with the crack down the lion's head. The glaze is fairly worn and has chipped away. Part of the flange is missing. Pair to A4651.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Decorative tiles.
Sub-category: Stove tiles.