Solon & Schemmel, San Jose, CA 1921-1936
This border tile has a repeating floral motif with a bullnose top edge. Matte glazes are accented with glossy black and raised lines separate the colors. There is some interesting glaze results from the kiln on these tiles.
Albert Solon joined with Frank Schemmel to found S&S tiles – Solon designed the tiles and Schemmel headed the business. When Schemmel retired in 1936, Paul Larkin joined the company, which changed it’s name to Solon & Larkin-S&L.
5 3/4″ x 4 1/2″ x 1/2″ thick
Great condition; signed, never set
Qty = 3 $100 each