AET Terra Cotta Border Tile 4

On March 5, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH  1875-1935 A repeating floral pattern decorates this vintage border tile, left unglazed.  The area around the flowers is recessed for a 3-dimensional look.  We have enough on hand to cover 27 linear feet; sold separately.  We found only one signed tile from all four designs. 6″ x 3″ x […]

AET “Ye Good King Arthur” Tile

On February 16, 2011, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH 
1875-1935 This transfer-printed tile trivet’s design is from a set produced by AET in the 1890’s as part of a series of tiles depicting illustrations from Walter Crane’s book of English nursery rhymes, “Baby’s Opera”.
  This is a commemorative piece celebrating the Pittsburg Tile Industry Field Day of July […]

Victorian Portrait Tile/Summer

On February 4, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH  1875-1935 We attribute this vintage Majolica molded relief 6×6 tile to AET.  This is a delightful dust-pressed majolica art tile nicely set in a contemporary wood frame.  The graceful, feminine portrait and delicate flowers are bordered on the right side with the embossed word “Summer.”  The bright emerald glaze […]

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.