tile; stove tileAccession number: A4594
Collection place: Cologne, Germany
Production date: c. 1571-1580
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: L 160 mm; W 45 mm
Museum Section: Post-Medieval
Summary: Part of a vertical separator-tile of T-section, moulded with the figure of a female caryatid in classical dress. The figure holds her arms up to support the capital above. Off-white earthenware body with polychrome-glazed surfaces. Although discoloured, it is possible to made out green on the drapery, manganese purple on the lower legs, yellow on the collar, headdress and tunic and a white tin-glaze on the body. Fragment; top and bottom broken off, sides intact.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Decorative tiles.