A press molded tile of a lion's head surrounded by a wreath from ESCOYEZ LOUIS À TERTRE ET À HAUTRAGE. The company exhibited at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. this tile is made from a heavy and dense black basalt clay and was most likely used to line the box of a fireplace. The back is marked "TERTRE ESCOYEZ". The condition is very good with some small flakes on edges/ corners.
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Status: For Sale Reference#: 10081801
Condition: very good Year: c. 1900
Country: Belgium Maker: Tertre Escoyez
Height: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
Width: 4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
Materials: black clay