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Tile3401/13
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Square ceramic tile painted cream with dark brown floral and geometric motifs overtop. Surface and sides are glazed, back partially glazed. Quarter circles in tile corners with geometric designs inside. Plain brown line border, next to wider band with white interlocking line inside it. Central design of a large flower with multiple offshoots. Overtop of flower is a cross, dividing tile into four sections. Cross arms made up of two lines- a plain one and one with slanted Greek key motif. Raised grid across entire back of tile. Inscriptions, handwritten and stamped, on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/9
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Square ceramic tile with floral motif painted on front. Surface and sides are glazed. Background is mint green. Plain dark brown border around entire tile. Central design of white flowers and dark green leaves growing on dark brown branches. Centres of the white flowers are red-brown. Seven vertical ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, stamped in between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/4
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Square ceramic tile with curvilinear and floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed. Background is dark red-brown. Motifs done in black with diamonds, dots, and flared and rounded lines throughout in dark yellow. Sides of tile undecorated. Six horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Minton' Hollins & Co., stamped between ridges. White sticker in the bottom left corner, on the back, with handwritten notes.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/1
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Square ceramic tile with curvilinear and floral motifs painted on front. Background is mostly red-brown. Red-brown tapers inwards towards the top, with the top corners of the tile painted beige. Bottom third of tile painted dark brown. Overtop brown and red, in beige, are the curvilinear and floral motifs. Sides of tile undecorated. Twenty five holes, in rows of five by five, indented on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Minton & Co., stamped on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Pot3399/1
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Clay pot with spout. The body expands out from the rim, then tapers from shoulders down to a narrow flat base. A handle was attached opposite to the spout on the side of the neck at shoulder, but has broken off. The body has coiled indents in the mid-section, with smooth sides above and below.

Culture
Near East
Material
clay
Made in
Palestine ? or Lebanon ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Comb3446/1
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Comb with sixteen teeth carved from ebony wood. Teeth attach to semi-circular body of comb that extends into a cylindrical handle. Top of handle carved into head of snake-like creature. Animal has two ivory(?) eyes inlaid into it, with black inset pupils. Linear designs incised throughout body and handle.

Culture
Yoruba
Material
ebony wood and ivory ?
Made in
Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Jar3433/11 a-b
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Small jar (part a) with a lid (part b). The jar's form is somewhat hourglass-shaped, with more proportional upper and lower sections, with concave midsection. The lower section has a slight taper in to the base. In the upper section, there are three flattened areas marked with rows of texture. The rim is brown, just below the lip. The interior of the jar and underside of the lid are a light grey-blue. The lid is flat, circular and has a flange to fit within opening of the jar.

Culture
Canadian
Material
clay and glaze
Made in
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/31
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Square ceramic tile with floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed. Background is cream. Red-brown flowers, with layered petals, in the four corners. Different types of flowers painted in dark yellows and red-browns across entire tile. All flowers have light green stems and leaves. Raised grid across back of tile. In centre of grid three diagonal ridges are stamped. Manufacturer’s mark, Mintons China Works, stamped in between the ridges. Inscription on back.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/21
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Square ceramic tile painted white with dark green designs overtop. Surface and sides are glazed. Dark green border on all sides with white interlocking lines inside. Central design of a white 16-petal chrysathemum flower in a dark green circle, surrounded by two dark green circles. The dark green circle closer to the top edge has cherry blossom motifs, the circle closer to the bottom depicts the three-taloned lung dragon. Surrounding the circles are designs of leaves, vines and branches. Those designs are done with stippling. Five horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Mintons China Works, stamped in between ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Tile3401/2
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Square ceramic tile with geometric and floral motifs painted on front. Surface is glazed, sides are partially glazed. Background of tile painted black. Across front are three rows of dark brown circles, outlined in dark yellow. Inside of circles are stylized diamonds with flowers, done in dark yellow. Between the lines of circles are rows of the same stylized diamonds with flowers, but with fewer petals than the ones inside of the circles, done in dark yellow. Between each diamond is a dark yellow dot. Sides of tile undecorated. Five horizontal ridges on back of tile. Manufacturer’s mark, Maw & Co., stamped along ridges.

Culture
English
Material
clay and glaze
Made in
United Kingdom and Broseley, Shropshire, England
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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