Moravian Pottery and Tile Works

Castle Acre Tiles: Crescent Arms of Castle Acre, 1901


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  • Henry C. Mercer (Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 1856 - 1930, Doylestown, Pennsylvania) - designer
  • Moravian Pottery And Tile Works - primary


Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Doylestown, Pennsylvania on 9 December 1901 for $551.


Christina Nielsen et. al. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: A Guide (New Haven, 2017), p. 67, ill.

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