Vintage Luxfer Prism Company Glass Tile Spiral Design
Prism glass tile, made by American 3-Way Luxfer Prism Company in the early 1900's. Prism glass tiles were used in the storefronts of buildings before electric lights to refract and reflect sunlight into the interior.The use of prism glass was common during the deco period, and is exemplified by the glass roof and glass-embedded floor of the Penn Station building in NYC.
This tile has a spiral design on the front and the sawtooth pattern on the back. Good vintage condition with no cracks, but some imperfections such as tiny chips on the edges and paint or cement residue. Clear glass. At Relique.com.
4" square x 1/4" thick.