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    1885-Dated Abraham Lincoln Ornamental Tile manufactured by the J.G. & J.F. Low Art Tile Works of Chelsea, Massachusetts, 4.5" x 6" in size and signed on the verso. This company was founded in 1878 by a father and son team and soon won a gold medal at a Stoke-on-Trent exhibition against the top British manufacturers. The tile features a head and shoulders portrait of Lincoln in a light green color. There is extensive crazing and a chip at the right edge. Another flaw at the bottom edge may be a manufacturing defect. Still a very handsome display item from a short-lived but award-winning manufacturer.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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