One of the best selling tiles available! This 4x4" Life Is Worth Living in Detroit tile by Pewabic Pottery in Pewabic Green.
The Old Detroit tile, which depicts the skyline of Detroit past, was originally designed by Pewabic founder, Mary Stratton, circa 1915-1917. In the forefront is the wooden Belle Isle Bridge. Symbols representing industry, agriculture, nautical industries, and construction are located on the corners of the tile.
The text around the tile reads: "In Detroit, life is worth living."
This tile and all Pewabic tiles shipped from Pure Detroit come with an embossed Pewabic gift box complete with a collector's card of historical information about this Detroit institution.
Pewabic Pottery was founded in 1903 by Mary Chase Perry (later Mary Chase Perry Stratton) and her partner Horace Caulkins (developer of Revelation Kiln) at the height of the Arts & Crafts movement in America.
Under the direction of Mary Chase Perry Stratton, Pewabic Pottery produced nationally renowned vessels, tiles, and architectural ornamentation for public and private installations.
Works fabricated by Pewabic Pottery can be seen throughout the United States in such places as the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., the Nebraska State Capitol, the Science Building at Rice University in Houston, and the Herald Square installation commissioned by the New York Metro Transit Authority. Stratton is a member of the Michigan's Women Hall of Fame.