Tile (Mission San Antonio)
12.125 in HIGH x 4 in WIDE x 1 in DEEP
(30.80 cm HIGH x 10.16 cm WIDE x 2.54 cm DEEP)
Gift of Clyde T. Evans

Verso (crayon): 114-L imp stamp: MURESQUE TILES, INC./1001 22nd Ave. Oakland Cal. (obs 2nd line)

Glazed earthenware tile contains the image of a building thought to be based on the California Mission San Antonio. The building contains an entrance with a peaked roof flanked by towers. An architectural element similar to a trough lies in the foreground with a blue sky with white clouds above. (LP 5/13/08: This looks like the Santa Barbara Mission to me.)

"The Muresque Tiles, Inc. has leased property at 1001 22nd Ave. for the mfg. of wall tile, clay products, pottery articles, bookends, ornaments & numerous other articles. Officers of the concern are Wm. F. Muir, Pres., Chas. Orpin, Sec., & John T. Lane, fin. Agent." S.F. Chronicle 2/27/25

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