Decorative Art Tile Company
English Victorian Tile of Calla Lilies
A beautiful and crisply molded tile of arum (calla) lilies in a green glaze. Measures 12" tall and 6" wide It has embossed marks and ENGLAND on the back. Made by Decorative Art Tile Company (1881 - 1907) the registry number dates this to 1888. It's a very pretty molded design in relief in excellent condition.
The calla lily has been associated with holiness, faith and purity. Additionally, as the cone-line flowers blossom in spring, they have become symbols of youth and rebirth. Gifting calla lilies are appropriate for any occasion that involves major transitions, rebirths and new beginnings.