An Art Nouveau relief tubeline tile with a stylised shield and square design in dark blue, pale steel-blue, and sand on a mid-brown ground. Condition: one or two microscopic edge nicks; light surface wear; nothing further found. Circa 1905, grid and factory stamp back, Tonwerk Offstein, Germany. Article measured in centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. 14.7cm/6in square.