Featured Batchelder Tile
Object Name: Corbel (Lute Player)
Artist/Manufacturer: Ernest A. Batchelder/Batchelder Tile Company, Pasadena CA
Date Range: Design first appeared in 1912 catalog, #51-54
Medium: Clay and engobe
Dimensions: H: 6 in., W: 7 in., D: 4.5 in.
Collection: Ernest A. Batchelder Tile Collection
Object ID: 2015.008.010
Credit Line: Gift of Robert Winter
This corbel is part of a set of four that includes a Cymbal Player, Trumpeter, and Singer.
In 1911, architects Greene & Greene installed Batchelder’s musician corbels at the rear of the Culbertson house, located at 1188 Hillcrest Avenue.