California Faience Tea Tile-Yucca

On August 15, 2017, in California Tiles, by nancy

California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1950

Vintage tea tile was made using the cuenca technique with raised lines separating the glazes.   The desert scene features a blooming yucca plant against a pale blue sky.   Tea tiles are round with glazed edges and originally made as decorative hot plates.   This design dates back between 1919-1933, according to Kirby Brown, grandson of William V. Bragdon, one of the founders of this creative company.

5  1/4″ across x 1/2″ thick

Very good condition; signed.   Has some surface wear/marks.

Qty = 1

$700

 

 

 

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