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Chee Hsin Tiles 启新砖

Chee Hsin Pottery produced two major types of tiles: cement and ceramic. Each pattern had flat and flute surfaces, which resulted in two different numbers.

This specimen page ⇑ was from an undated Sample Book, courtesy of Qixin Museum

Each pattern/design (QX #) might have central tiles, trim (border) tiles and corner tiles. The colors were made to order. 95339

The cement tiles. They had central, border/trim and corner tiles, which  measured 77/8 square, 1″ thick and 3.85 lb in weight

The ceramic tiles. They were also called clinker, and came in sizes of 3″, 33/4″, 53/4″and 7″ in the shape of square or hexagon.

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