AET Fu (Foo) Dog/Lion Tile

On January 29, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH    1875-1935 This is a superlative, high-relief tile depicting a Foo dog bordered by  a graceful swirl of peonies and bracketed at each corner with a linear geometric motif.   Foo dogs are the ancient guardians of Buddhist teples.  Peonies are highly prized for their exquisite beauty and are […]

AET Angel with Cymbals Tile

On January 22, 2011, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Adorable vintage AET signed tile with winged figure playing the cymbals.