Salon-de-Provence French Reclaimed Terra Cotta Tile Hexagon - PA 247

$ 35.00

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Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 1" thick

In-Stock: 250 SF - FOB West Hatfield, MA   

Provenance: Salon-de-Provence, Southern France

Cost - $35.00/SF 

We salvaged this French reclaimed terra cotta tile lot in Salon-de-Provence which is northwest of Marseille, in Southern France.  Salon was a Gallo-Roman oppidum, which is a large, fortified iron-age settlement, and it was well positioned on the salt trade routes between the AdriaticAtlantic and Mediterranean seas.  This lot, although not from the Medieval Ages!, has history none the less.  What is captured in the surface patina of this antique terra cotta tile are artisan's fingerprints that sometimes craftsmen did for added texture to the tile.  The rich colors of earth, clay and cream are well-played due to the contrast of these light and dark tones - holding the eye's interest.  A handsome, historic floor, 

Recommended Sealer after Installation:  Akemi Stone Impregnation for French Reclaimed Terra Cotta Tile Flooring 

Cleaning and Maintenance:  Vacuum, then clean with Black Soap (Savon Noir) to disinfect, maintain, protect and enhance patina.