American Encaustic Tile Company Ltd. (1875-1935). <em>Square Tile</em>, ca. 1928. Earthenware, 4 7/16 x 4 7/16 x 5/8 in. (11.3 x 11.3 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.72.40.13_view1.jpg)

Square Tile

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

Medium: Earthenware

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1928

Dimensions: 4 7/16 x 4 7/16 x 5/8 in. (11.3 x 11.3 x 1.6 cm)


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

Accession Number: 72.40.13

Image: CUR.72.40.13_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Earthenware tile with molded decoration on top consisting of five tulips and four groups of four dots each; frame around central design consists of wavy line between banding with pyramidal forms at each corner; all molded or raised decoration is silver; central background is red, background on frame is black. Condition: Some wear around corners, chip on top in beading along bottom edge of frame.

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