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Moravian Pottery & Tile Works

The Spanish Griffin
Members Limited Edition

2019 278griffin

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The 3x3 Spanish Griffin, # 278 in both the 1906 & 1913 Catalogues of the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works was freely adapted from a 14th century hand-painted tile known in Spanish as an 'olambrilla' tile. Symbolizing strength and courage, the griffin is a mythological creature with the head and wings of an eagle and the hindquarters of a lion