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tileAccession number: NN13078a
Production date: 1881-1920
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: H 356 mm; W 305 mm
Museum Section: Decorative Art
Summary: 'Art Nouveau' style rectangular terra cotta tile with two female and two male figures in medieval costume. The female figure on the far left is dressed in the Graeco-Roman style and holds a banner. Part of her clothing has the word 'PAX' inscribed upon it. One of the male figures is holding a model ship and the other an axe, the latter is standing in front of a cog. The female figure holds what appears to be paper money. Above the figures are inscribed the words. 'Machianalis Commercium Navigation'.
Location: Object stored at Mortimer Wheeler House (Ceramics and Glass store)
Category: Decorative tiles.