Faucher Tile Collection

Faucher Tile Collection

Number: 227
Maker: KY
Country: Japan
Date Made: 1945-1949
Pattern: Floral
Illustration: cluster of dogwood blossoms in lower left and right half - with masonic star in upper left
Technique: Hand painted under glaze
Marks: On back - "KY" in diamond and "MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN". Blank could have been made in Japan and painted in US - presence of masonic star suggests it was.
Size: 6" X 6"
Thickness: 3/16"
Clay Body: White
Comment: Don't know whether the tile was make in Japan with the floral design and the masonic star or whether the star was added after. Star appears under glaze.
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