Illuminated Capital Coaster A

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Produced in a limited edition on the occasion of the exhibition Ingenious Impressions at the Hunterian art gallery, March-June 2015.

A beautifull glazed ceramic tile featuring an illuminated capital from Scriptores historiae Augustae, a collection of biographies of Roman emperors on display in the exhibition which was printed in Milan in 1475. This copy is held in the University of Glasgow special collections and originally formed part of the library of William Hunter.

Made in the North East of England by a small tile specialist.

11cm square

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