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fantastic trash find tonight! D & M Turtle Pattern California Tile

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Posted 2 years ago

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ho2cultcha
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i saw a bunch of old stuff put out to trash in front of a house in my neighborhood tonight and pulled over. in an old box were these four 6 inch california tiles. i don't know the company - Taylor? D & M? Malibu? - but they are wonderful! one of the tiles is broken, but all the pieces are there. i have several iron frames which i might put these in or i might look for a perfect one at the flea markets. i love finding cool stuff in the trash!

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  1. nldionne nldionne, 2 years ago
    Very pretty
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    I have picked up tons of treasures from the trash! It a bonus!
  3. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    It was also look cool as a table top.
  4. maryh1956 maryh1956, 2 years ago
    Beautiful!
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thank you nldionne, amberrose, maryh1956 and bellin68!

    i believe it was a tabletop at one point. i'm looking for a very nice, wrought iron table base to mount it in. i have quite a few of these old california tiles i've picked up over the years, but these are particularly beautiful ones.
  6. Seaking67, 2 years ago
    Hispano Moresque see page 16 bottom right corner "California Tile by Steve Soukup
  7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    thanks seaking67, i've managed to collect quite a few old california tiles over the years. i think that this is a D & M Turtle design. some people say that Hispano Moroesque was made by D & M, while others disagree. i don't know, but the pattern matches exactly a pattern known as 'Turtle'.

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