Manufacturer: Minton & Co.
Date of Manufacture: 1845 -1850.
Type: Earthenware with inlaid decoration and with stabbed holes to reverse.
Description: Inlaid encaustic tile designed by A.W.N. Pugin.
Design: Cardinal quatrefoil enclosing a rose & encircled by a conventionalised foliate wreath with three-part terminals; the corners with fleurs-de-lys possibly designed by A. W. N. Pugin. Examples in the House of Commons. and <a href=http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O256580/tile-minton/" target="_blank">V&A.
Colours: Black, dark red and buff.
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 1" (150 mm x 150 mm x 24 mm)
Condition: Good, some surface scratching (see photos