Rare German stylized tulip tile circa 1905, simple yet elegant design. Maker Norddeutsche Steingutfabrik (NStG), Bremen-Grohn, Germany. The tile has great colors (especially the royal blue) and the glaze is extremely lustrous. This tile is shown on page 142 of Michael Wiesser’s authoritative book “Jugendstilfliesen”
. Lack of mortar on back indicate that this tile was likely installed in a piece of antique furniture.