ESCOYEZ LOUIS À TERTRE ET À HAUTRAGE
Belgian Antique Fireplace Tile of a Lion
A press molded tile of a lion's head surrounded by a wreath from ESCOYEZ LOUIS À TERTRE ET À HAUTRAGE in Belgium. The company exhibited at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. This tile is made from a heavy and dense black basalt clay and was most likely used to line the box of a fireplace. Measures 4 1/2" square and 3/4" thick. The back is marked "TERTRE ESCOYEZ". The condition is very good with some small flakes on edges/ corners.