This item from Timber Hills Antiques™ is now in the Shop Backroom.
More from Timber Hills Antiques™
Great German Encaustic Mosaic Tile ~ Villeroy & Boch Mettlach Germany 1869 +
This beautiful encaustic tile has a matte finish with a wonderful mosaic flower pattern. It has deep rich colors of brick red, brown and dark taupe which make a wonderful combination. Tile has a few rim nicks so please see pictures.
Inlaid tiles or encaustic tiles have been made by Villeroy and Boch at Mettlach Germany since 1869 and referred to Mosaik-Fabrik. In the Mosaik-Fabrik process, the vitrifiable clay body is decorated by means of slips, made by mixing coloring oxides applied in the form of a powder then modified according to the fusibility of the coloring oxide -- usually being made a little more fusable than the body. The extended use of tiles for interior decoration has created a large trade in these articles, either for wall, floor or display.
Backstamp: Villeroy Boch Mettlach
Measures: 6 5/8" L x 6 5/8" W x 5/8"H
Please visit Timber Hills Shop on Ruby Lane for different and unique items. Items added on a regular basis!!!!
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
Grain Valley, MO
Beautiful "Fine Living" items for your home. Welcome to our Home. Welcome to Timber Hills Antiques.
Customer Loyalty SALE !! Enter "50% OFF" in our search box to see today's SALE items. FREE shipping - USA.