*BLUE TILE: from the late 19th Century. It was made to celebrate the opening of a new factory in Zanesville, Ohio, by: the American Encaustic Tiling Company. It illustrates a classical theme alon gw/ the inscription "Dedication: A.E. TILE WORKS ZANESVILLE OF APRIL 19, 1892". The back is signed w/ marks in raised letters. As fine as a cameo
original and intact late 19th century antique american mottled brown majolica glazed fireplace tile designed and fabricated by the u.s. encaustic tile co., indianapolis, indiana (1886-1932). the interior residential embossed border tile features a quatrefoil design motif filled with elegant leafage and a centrally located floral rosette. the antique american tile measures 6 x 6 inches.