American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). <em>Square Tile</em>, ca. 1928. Earthenware, 4 1/4 x 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. (10.8 x 1.6 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg)

Square Tile

Artist:American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd.Leon V. Solon

Medium: Earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1928

Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 5/8 x 4 1/4 in. (10.8 x 1.6 x 10.8 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 72.40.12

Image: 72.40.7-.14_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Square tile in earthenware with molded decoration on top; red background; molded lines forming three progressively smaller squares beginning with the perimeter of the tile itself; center square contains four diamond shaped molded decorations and five floral medallion shaped molded decorations; all molded decorations are silvered. The decoration matches 72.40.11 except that the background on .11 is blue. Condition: Silver worn on all three squares and on molded decoration in center; chipped on one side at the corners.

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