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Ten Masonic Wall Tiles
Grueby Pottery Co.
USA: Massachusetts, Boston
Glazed earthenware
archival storage box: 3"h x 11-1/2"w x 15-1/2"d
Museum Purchase

Ten Masonic Wall Tiles; a: main tile is rectangular blue glazed ceramic tile decorated with an all-seeing eye above Masonic square and compasses enclosing the letter "G", all above a trowel, all in yellow glaze; h-j: main Masonic tile is bordered by maroon squares at three corners; b-g: six off-white glazed tiles along the sides, top and bottom; reverse of the tiles are impressed "Grueby Tile/ Boston."

Likely made as a special order, these Masonic-themed tiles were produced by Grueby Pottery Co. of Boston, an active manufacturer of architectural tile in the early 1900s.

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