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Making a frame for a pair of ca.1900 J.B. OWENS scarab tiles #1: The scarab tiles

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 01-11-2010 12:53 AM 1509 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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OWEN’s scarab tile’s are highly collectible, somewhat rare and valuable.
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J.B. OWENS tile of Zanesville Ohio.
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The Encyclopedia of AMERICAN ART TILES says J.B.OWENS started his company in 1885 and closed it in 1929.
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a link to a little history about Owen’s pottery
http://www.justartpottery.com/collectors_pottery/owens_pottery_history.htm
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#1 posted 01-12-2010 04:26 PM

Very interesting Dan. I think my wife would get a little creepy about hanging bugs on my wall though. Were all of his tiles ov a similiar design?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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