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Detroit Public Library fireplace. Designed by Cass Gilbert, the Detroit Public Library was constructed in 1921 using Vermont marble and serpentine Italian marble trim in an Italian Renaissance style. According to historic Pewabic Pottery Day Books, the Pewabic tile fireplace surround in the Children’s Reading room was installed in 1926 at a cost of $520.00.
A great gift for the gardener or nature lover in your life, this handcrafted 4" square Butterfly tile from famed Pewabic Pottery evokes the spirit of Springtime. Pewabic Pottery is a century-old American Art pottery founded at the height of the Arts & Crafts movement in 1903 by Michigan artist Mary Stratton. Pewabic is nationally renowned for its gift tile and pottery in unique glazes. $22.
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Caulkins Family Memorial (c.1920s), Elmwood Cemetery, Section 11, Robert Bradby Drive & Lafayette St, Detroit. (Horace J. Caulkins, buried here, was Mary Chase Stratton’s founding partner at Pewabic Pottery and the developer of Pewabic’s revolutionary ‘Revelation’ kiln. We’re told that Stratton herself designed and fired the Pewabic tiles for this monument.)
Roofline: Monticello Ballroom Building, 14421-29 East Jefferson Avenue--Detroit MI
Roofline: Monticello Ballroom Building, 14421-29 East Jefferson Avenue--Detroit MI The tiles in the roofline insert of this building are believed to be from the nearby Pewabic Pottery. The building was designed by the firm of Pollmar and Ropes in 1928.