Visual display of the Flower brick

Flower brick

  • ca. 1740
  • Decoration: Painted. Long sides bear nearly identical scenes of castle or fort on shore, with flying birds and four distant ships. Both ends bear similar flowering plants and, at corners, raylike motifs. Borders composed of single, large rectagles. Top bears trellis forming squares with V or X motifs at intersections and slashes across sides; scrolls run along two sides of square hole.
  • Place of origin: Bristol

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Date
ca. 1740
Description of Original
Delftware, H.: 3 1/2" (8.9 cm); L.: 6 1/8" (15.6 cm); W.: 2 5/8" (6.7 cm)
Location of Original
Longridge Collection : D374
For Staff
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