Larkin Tile Company, San Jose, CA 1947-1953
Before changing its name in 1947, this tile maker was first S&S (Solon & Schemmel), then S&L (Solon & Larkin). When Paul Larkin’s partner, Albert Solon retired, the company continued on until suffering from financial difficulties, it was bought out by Stonelight Tile Company (still open today). This tile has matte green glaze has clay showing thru and raised squares. Dec.2020: just acquired 2 more shown in last photo.
3 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ x 1/2″thick
Excellent condition; signed
Qty = 3 $50 ea