Manufacturer: Minton & Co.
Date of Manufacture: Minton date mark for November 1865.
Type: Inlaid encaustic clay tile of sandwich construction.
Description: Decorated floor tile in neo-medieval style with maker's marks and date stamp and 25 stabbed holes to the rear. From the Hans van Lemmen Collection.
Design: '1865' and two florets in a cardinal quatrefoil with foliate corners.
Colours: Terracotta red, blue and buff.
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 1" (151 mm x 151 mm x 24 mm)
Condition: Good overall with nibbles and surface marks but the lower right corner has been damaged undereath and shows evidence of an effective repair (see photos).
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