Collection of medieval floor tiles by Unknown Artist

Collection of 13 complete tiles and a number of fragments.

Details

Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
15 x 15 cm
Art Fund grant:
£420 ( Total: £1,717)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Inlaid with glazed decoration with chevron patterns, cockerels and opposing birds.

Provenance

Formerly owned by Lord Methuen at Corsham Court, Wiltshire. Thought to derive from Bradenstoke Abbey, Wiltshire

Venue details

Wiltshire Museum 41 Long Street, DEVIZES Wiltshire SN10 1NS 01380 727369 www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5.50)

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 12noon – 4pm

Jan – Easter closed on Mondays (except half term)

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