CALCO Floral-Leaf Quatrefoil Vintage Tile

On January 21, 2011, in California Tiles, by Administrator

California Clay Products Company, Calco, South Gate, CA  1923-1932

Stunning relief tile decorated with a stylized design of a veined leafquatrefoil with a central floral. The creamy, vellum glazes in shadesof stone, dusty lilac, heather blue, and marigold are a superlativeand distinctive hallmark of the technical and creative artistry ofthis illustrious maker. The company was founded by thecelebrated ceramist Rufus Keeler.  Better known as CALCO, the company developed a phenomenal array of art tiles decorated with stunning glazes. In 1926, Keeler left CALCO to co-found the legendary MalibuPotteries.

3 1/2″ square

Good Condition

Qty = 1

$150

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