On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Impressed on back: "THE AMERICAN / ENCAUSTIC TILE CO. /" LIMITED" / (indecipherable number)"
Gift of Kevin L. Stayton
Tile, glazed earthenware. Tile, square with encaustic stylized decoration in white, cream and dark brown. Six-petalled central flower surrounded by six leaves, hexafoil; this surrounded by circle with radiating crockets in tour corners of tile.
Condition: Surface scratched. Chip in one corner. Old mortar.
American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). Tile, ca. 1880. Glazed earthenware, 3 x 3 in. (7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Kevin L. Stayton, 86.17.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.17.2_bw.jpg)
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