Wooden English Framed Teapot Stand With Floral Emblem.
The tile is decorated with a spray of anemones in pink, blue and yellow with green foliage on a cream background. The teapot stand also has a dark wooden frame to stop the teapot from sliding about. The base is covered in green velvet and it has 4 rubber feet, although one foot is missing.
Maw & Co have made earthenware encaustic tiles for walls and floors since 1850, when the English company was established by George Maw and his brother Arthur. Their first factory was in Worcester and in 1862 the company moved to Broseley, Shropshire in the Ironbridge Gorge. In 1883 they moved to the Benthall Works in Jackfield, Shropshire. The new, purpose-built factory was the largest tile works in the world and the company was the world’s largest producer of ceramic tiles, making more than 20 million pieces a year.
Product Code: 12403
Styling: This item would look fantastic in a vintage kitchen or tearoom. Would also look nice in farmhouse kitchen, or even just displayed on a shelf. Could be used to stand a plant pot on, or even hung on the wall as a piece of art.