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American Encaustic

Walter Crane Nursery Rhyme Trivet Hercules and the Waggoner AETCO Advertising

$ 95.00
Walter Crane was an accomplished 19th century illustrator famous for his nursery rhyme book Baby's Opera, His designs were used by several American and English tile companies in the early 1900's. This tile is from the American Encaustic Tile Company of Zanesville, Ohio and has a transfer design of Hercules and the Waggoner. Measures 6" x 6" x 1/2". This tile has an interesting application of the design. The surface remains shiny and unworn. The back has four raised feet and along with the impressed mark AETCO it is an advertising piece Compliments of the Arnold O Andree Co, Chicago

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