Manufacturer: Minton & Co.
Date of Manufacture: Circa 1865
Type: Glazed, clay, floor tile of sandwich construction with makers marks and 25 stabbed holes to rear.
Description: Glazed tile with a repeating pattern in the neo-medieval, gothic revival style.
Design: Central five-petal flower in a quatrefoil showing shamrock woven round a beige rose at the centre, on a chocolate ground and with foiliate crosses in the corners. Design attributed to A.W.N. Pugin (see https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O278143/tile/)
Colours: Black, terracotta red and buff.
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 3/4" (151 mm x 151 mm x 23 mm)
Condition: Large chip on one corner and nibbles (see photos).
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