Makers mark on the reverse 'MINTONS / CHINA WORKS / STOKE ON TRENT'

Referenced in "Minton Tiles: Selected Patterns of Enamelled Tiles..." reprinted by Richard Dennis, Shepton Beauchamp, 1996, sheet 1, no. 1569.

This example is known to have been removed from a house in Baron's Court, West London.


" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Tile
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Inv.C.45-1996

Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Plants

Date: c. 1885-1890


  • Length: 8.19 in (20.80 cm)
  • Width: 8.19 in (20.80 cm)

Maker: Minton & Co.


Tile of earthenware. Dust-pressed. Transfer-printed with citrus fruits and foliage on a green background. The surface of the tile is matte.The stylized floral design is typical of the Aesthetic movement.  The Mintons China Works catalog of ca. 1885 described this design as a pattern  ''of the New Patent "MOROCO" Tiles [which] may be done in all tints of Colour. The surface being Granulated and...