Manufacturer: Minton & Co.
Date of Manufacture: 1845-50
Type: Encaustic plastic clay floor tile.
Description: Early Minton tile with heraldic and ecclesiatical elements and with maker's marks and twenty-five stabbed holes to the verso. From the Hans van Lemmen collection.
Design: Central 6-pointed flower within a hexafoil with trefoil buds inside a circle with heraldic birds at the corners.
Colours: Terracotta red and buff.
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 7/8" (147 mm x 147 mm x 22 mm)
Condition: Surface marks and nibbles (see photos).
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