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Manufacturer: Minton & Co and Minton Hollins & Co.


Date of Manufacture: 1850-1860


Type: One inlaid plastic clay tile and four dust-pressed tiles.


Description: Five inlaid majolica encaustic floor tiles in neo-medieval ecclesiastical style with makers marks. Four are waffle-backed and the round tile has 16 stabbed holes to the rear.


Design: Central circular tile with IHS embossed in a gothic font set in an ordinal quatrefoil with passion flowers in the foils bounded by florets with Moline crosses and a sunburst. Design attributed to A.W.N. Pugin.


Colours: Blue, green, red, yellow, white and buff.


Dimensions: 18" x 18" x 1/2" (225 mm x 225 mm x 13 mm)


Condition: Good overall but with chips and nibbles to the verso, also small losses of glaze. (see photos).

Magnificent ecclesiastical quatrefoil with 'IHS'

SKU: SB001
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