This is a ceramic tile trivet, cork backed, decorated on the front with examples of early american pattern glass. The tile reads "American Glass" top and bottom, and in the center are a decanter, handled flower pot and saucer, and pattern glass goblet all examples from the 1800s. The tile is 6" square. It is in very good condition, there are some tiny nicks along the sides. The back is marked "hand decorated by Designed Tiles new york city."