Walter Crane Tile Hercules, Chicago Advertising Trivet AET
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This fine 6 inch square tile comes from a design by the famous 19th century illustrator Walter Crane. It was made at the American Encaustic Tile Company of Zanesville, Ohio in the early 1900's.
Printed on the front is Hercules and the Waggoner. "When the God saw the Waggoner kneel, Crying " Hercules, Lift me my wheel From the mud, where 'tis stuck!" He laughed - "No such luck; Set your shoulder yourself to the wheel" The moral at the end reads " The Gods help those who help themselves.
The tile trivet has four raised and molded feet, the back has the embossed logo for AETCO as well as an advertisement "Compliments of Arnold D. Andree Co. Chicago. This colorful transfer tile show no wear and remains in excellent condition.
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- Fairlawn, New Jersey
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- American Encaustic Tile Company
- Width: 6 inches
- Height: 6 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
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- Arts and Crafts
- white dust pressed clay