Entrance showcase

This tile panel is a showcase of the old ceramic factory Santo António Vale da Piedade, which was founded in 1784 by the Genoese Gerónimo Rossi, Vice-Consul of Sardinia in Porto.

This factory produced earthenware and tiles, being very strong in exports to the Americas market. Having several owners, one of them João do Rio (1861), who at the time was the owner of Casa Dom Azulejo and a neighboring building at number 36 on this same street.

At this time, Casa Dom Azulejo is decorated with the tiles that cover it.