Here for sale is a set of seven original Minton Hollins and Co tiles. In 1845, Herbert Minton took Michael Daintry Hollins into partnership, and the tile-making side of the business became known as Minton Hollins & Co. Herbert Minton's successful experiments in making encaustic tiles during the 1840s had set him at the forefront of a huge industry supplying the needs of institutions, churches, and domestic interiors all over the world.
Wonderful sunflower design which is typical of the Aesthetic movement, perfect to reuse as a splashback for a basin.
These are original reclaimed tiles and have nibbles to some corners and signs of mortar to the back as they have been used. Some areas of crazing to the surface of tile please refer to photo. These tiles are reclaimed from a fireplace and there has signs of black to back and discolouration.
Some marks and scratches as they are old and has been used, but only adds to there character. Several nibbles to corners of tiles. Great decorative items which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.
We are a family company and love sourcing unusual pieces which bring a burst of individual style to the most modern of interiors, creating interiors with soul!
Dimensions are approximate
15 cm length, 15 cm width, 1.5 cm depth
Terms of sale
Please look at photos closely as they form part of the auction details.
Buyer pays postage on all returns and should be tracked with full insurance.
If it is a collect in person please arrange collection within 7 days from our Retrobarn in Flamstead, Hertfordshire.
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