The Rutland Tiles by Unknown Artist

Collection of about 7,000 English medieval tiles representing 4,450 designs from 210 sites in 31 counties, including finds from three kilns.

Details

Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1947
Vendor:
Duke of Rutland

Pavements from Belvoir Priory, Hales Owen, Byland, Rievaulx and Meaux Abbeys, Maxstoke and Canynages in Bristol (a private house). Accompanied by a bound manuscript catalogue, a volume of coloured drawings and specially made cabinets.

Provenance

From the collection of the Duke of Rutland

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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