French floral themed ceramic encaustic tiles with original borders

Manufactured at the turn of the century by Usine de Montplaisir, Maubeuge, France

A floral themed ceramic encaustic tile, 14.5cm sq, with its original same size borders

32 tiles in total with the panel measuring 116cm x 58cm

Perfect to create a practical and unique cooker or Aga splashback, chimney hearth feature, bath or sink splashback; the tiles can be fixed to floors or walls

As the high resolution photographs show the tiles detail a rich and charming patina with some tiles displaying groutable edge nibbles and others capillary cracks, formed when the tile was cooling after firing

The ceramic is excellent quality, 13mm thick and with the slip colours crisp and consistent