Manufacturer: Minton & Co
Date of Manufacture: 12/10/1871
Type: Red plastic clay floor tile.
Description: Hearth or floor tile in neo-medieval, gothic revival style and with 25 stabbed holes, maker's marks and registration mark (and a number 22) to the rear. From the Hans van Lemmen Collection.
Design: Repeating pattern of floral, cardinal crosses in an array with oak leaves and florets.
Colours: Brown, blue, green and buff.
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 1" (150 mm x 150 mm x 25 mm)
Condition: Good overall but with chips and nibbles (see photos).