Decorative Relief Carved Ceramic Art Deco Tree Tile Set


8x8 relief carved Art Deco ceramic tree top tile framed with a 2x8 branch border and 2x2 corner.The image of the tree of life is a favorite in much mythology, folklore, culture and fiction.Buddhism has one such story that tells of Sakyamuni's birth and a flash of light that travelled around the world sparking the growth of the tree of perfection- a sacred four-hundred foot high fig tree with glowing fruit and flowers. It is said that Buddha was born, received his enlightenment, preached his first sermon and died beneath the Bodhi tree which protected him for the six years he sat under it attaining enlightenment.