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Trent Tile Co. NJ / Victorian Tile 6"x 3" Scallop Shell and Swag Design /Circa 19th-20th Century

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    Posted 7 years ago

    mikelv85
    (1156 items)

    Picked this neat little Victorian tile up from Salvation this morning. Nice raised shell and swag design in pastel colors. Someone had glued a paper clip to the back as a hanger. At least they didn't cover up the Trent mark on the back. The Trent Tile Company, Trenton, NJ was in business from 1882-1939. Trent was an early prolific pottery that made outstanding dust-pressed, high-glazed tiles. Some are figural and very three dimensional and required three to six tiles to complete one figure. Lots of border and field tiles as well. They can be quite expensive. Some costing a hundred dollars for just one where the figures can be several hundred to thousands. This one is pretty but being just a border piece it's not worth all that much. Wish there had been a whole box full ! -Mike-

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    1. mikelv85 mikelv85, 7 years ago
      Thanks Ken :) ....Someone had brought in the figural ones on Antiques Roadshow a few weeks ago and they explained about Trent. Those were really beautiful too.
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      Super Find MIKE!!
      Gotta love the "Antiques Roadshow" -- My Fav.......LOL
    3. mikelv85 mikelv85, 7 years ago
      Thanks Rose :) .... I'm a bit bummed though... I didn't get picked to receive tickets for the Cleveland show. I got the "sorry your e-mail was not selected" message from the ticket checker on their website :(
    4. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Cool find mikelv85 ;-)
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 7 years ago
      Thank you surfdub :)

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