George Nelson Mid-Century Tiles

On September 22, 2017, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

George Nelson, New York, NY   1936-1986 George Nelson (1908–1986) was an American industrial designer and one of the founders of American Modernism.  We have 70+ pieces of this salvaged vintage tile, enough to cover almost 10 sq. ft.  Cool design is recessed into the clay and covered with matte green glaze.   Will sell […]

Grueby Antique Field Tiles

On June 26, 2015, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 We have a large quantity of this antique golden-brown field tile which was salvaged from an arts & crafts fireplace.   Can be mixed with our other Grueby field tiles for any installation. 3  3/4″ sq x 3/4″ thick Very good condition; some are signed Qty = 200 pcs $50 […]

2″ Matte Field Tile/Malibu

On April 7, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, Miscellaneous Items, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 We have quantities of unset, never used Malibu field tiles.    Shown here are 5 different matte glazes, some with a mottled or textured finish.   Quantities vary so contact us with your needs and we’ll make every effort to help. 1  3/4″ sq x 5/8″ thick Great condition $15 […]

Field Tile-California Art Tile Co.

On April 4, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

California Art Tile Co., Richmond, CA  1922-1956 We have a small amount of Cal Art vintage field tile in matte beige and matte tan.   Just enough to help with a repair or for a small project.  Sizes range from 3″ up to 6″; just contact us for more details.   Never set. Qty = […]

Malibu Vintage Field Tiles

On March 25, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 We have limited quantities of vintage Malibu field tiles in a variety of matte glazes.   Can be used for small projects; mix or match colors, sizes etc.   Great for Arts & Crafts homes.  Tiles come from a family descendent and have never been set.   We also have […]

Vintage Baseboard Tiles

On March 18, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

California Art Tile Compny, Richmond, CA  1922-1956 We have a limited quantity of solid green baseboard tiles, plus some corner tiles with mitered edges and end tiles. 6  1/4″ tall x 5  3/4″ wide x 1/2″ thick Good condition; never set Qty = 30 regular baseboard Qty = 10 sets of left/right mitre edge baseboard […]

Assorted Malibu Field Tile/Lavender

On January 9, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 Malibu field tiles are hard to come by and we are pleased to offer a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors for almost any installation. We have too many to photograph, but here is a sampling of what is available. Feel free to contact us with your specific tile […]

Assorted Malibu Field Tile/Mustard

On January 9, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 Malibu field tiles are hard to come by and we are pleased to offer a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors for almost any installation. We have too many to photograph, but here is a sampling of what is available. Feel free to contact us with your specific tile […]

Assorted Malibu Field Tile/Gray

On January 9, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 Malibu field tiles are hard to come by and we are pleased to offer a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors for almost any installation. We have too many to photograph, but here is a sampling of what is available. Feel free to contact us with your specific tile […]

Assorted Malibu Field Tile/Blue

On January 9, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 Malibu field tiles are hard to come by and we are pleased to offer a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors for almost any installation. We have too many to photograph, but here is a sampling of what is available. Feel free to contact us with your specific tile […]

Assorted Malibu Field Tile/Black

On January 9, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu,CA  1926-1932 Malibu field tiles are hard to come by and we are pleased to offer a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors for almost any installation. We have too many to photograph, but here is a sampling of what is available. Feel free to contact us with your specific tile needs […]

Assorted Malibu Field Tile/Yellow

On January 9, 2015, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 Malibu field tiles are hard to come by and we are pleased to offer a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors for almost any installation requiring solid-color field tiles. We have too many to photograph, but here is a sampling of what is available. Feel free to contact us […]

CALCO Field Tiles/Brown/Beige

On March 1, 2014, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

CALCO (California Clay Products), So. Gate, CA   1923-1932 We have a supply of these wonderful vintage field tiles in two colors, deep brown and beige/brown.     The tile surface is smooth and uneven and the matte glazing has a mottled effect.   Contact us for large quantity discount. 3  3/4″ square x 5/8″ […]

GMB Hermosa-Red Field Tile

On January 7, 2014, in Field Tiles, Pottery, by nancy

Gladding McBean, Los Angeles, CA   1890-present The Hermosa line of tiles were made in Glendale from approximate mid 1930’s to early 1960’s.  This bright red tile works well in mid-century environments, especially combined with other colors or patterns.  We have enough on hand to cover approximately 20 sq.ft.  This listing is for the 4″ […]

Claycraft Block Tiles

On December 20, 2013, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 We have a quantity of these rare chunky brick or block tiles made by Claycraft.    Be creative and come up with a use for these in the garden or patio, along a drive way etc. 3  3/4″ square x 1  1/4″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = […]

Medmenham Tiny Border Tile

On November 8, 2013, in Field Tiles, Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Medmenham, England 1898-1905 We have a large quantity of this glossy green antique border tile.  Made by Medmenham and can be used in a number of ways, with or without their other tiles in an installation.   Purchased from an old tile setters estate.  View our other Medmenham listings for ideas and feel free to […]

Green Border Tiles/England

On November 6, 2013, in Field Tiles, Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Medmenham, England  1898-1905 We have 120 pieces of this antique border tile with glossy green glaze.   It is curved with a finished, glazed top edge.  Looks great with our Medmenham field tiles and tree tiles.  We also have many end pieces that match, and some curved pieces. 6″ x 2″ x 7/8″ thick at […]

Medmenham Antique Field Tiles

On November 6, 2013, in Field Tiles, Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Medmenham, England   1898-1905 Beautifully executed field tiles have a simple ribbon-like border and decorated corners.  The glossy glaze has large crazing lines on some of the tiles.  These can be combined with our other Medmenham tiles to create an outstanding installation.   Also see our separate listing for the green borders that work well […]

Pale Blue Field Tile

On November 6, 2013, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Unknown Tile Maker, possibly American Encaustic Although we do not know who made these tiles or how old they are, we feel they are well made and we have enough to cover 15 sq ft.  Pale blue glaze has a satiny finish. 4  1/4″ square x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; never set Qty = […]

CALCO Subway Tile/Mauve

On June 6, 2013, in Field Tiles, by nancy

CALCO (California Clay Products), South Gate, CA  1923-1932 This light mauve glaze has a glossy finish on this vintage CALCO field or subway tile.  It was a popular color for bathrooms and, when combined with black, makes a stunning installation.  We have enough on hand to cover over 65 sq.ft., plus we have access to […]

CALCO Field Tile/Light Mustard

On June 6, 2013, in Field Tiles, by nancy

CALCO (California Clay Products), South Gate, CA   1923-1932 The glossy glaze on this vintage field tile is a light shade of mustard.   CALCO tiles are well known by tile enthusiasts; they are well made with outstanding glazes.   We have enough on hand to cover approximately 50 sq. ft., plus we have access […]

Grueby Field Tile/Blue

On April 27, 2013, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Grueby was an award-winning tile and pottery company, known for their amazing matte green glaze.  This is their field tile in pale blue with a matte finish.   We have enough for a small project, or combine with other tiles for a larger installation.   We also have smaller quantities […]

Batchelder Field Tile Variety

On January 22, 2013, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Batchelder, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1932 We have large quantities of Batchelder field tiles in a variety of sizes and shades; some bullnose.    Good for repairs, fireplace/fountain installations etc.   Available sizes are:  6×6″, 6×4″, 4×4″, 4×2″, 3×3″, 3×2″ and  2×2″. We just got a quantity of 8×8″ – no photos yet as tiles are […]

Mexican Vintage Field Tile

On December 22, 2012, in Field Tiles, Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1920-1930’s We have about 100 pieces of this little two color tile from Mexico.  Can be arranged in a number of clever ways to create a back splash, frame a mirror, line a tile table or use as a border around a scenic tile.   Smooth surface has both matte and […]

AET Field Tile/Turquoise

On December 20, 2012, in California Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 This field tile with its talc body comes from AET’s LA plant that was in Hermosa Beach.  Lovely shade of light turquoise with a hint of jade green.  We have enough on hand for a small project. 4  1/4″ square x 1/4″ thick Great condition; signed Qty […]