Signed Hillside Flame Pot

On November 26, 2016, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Hillside Pottery, Los Angeles, CA   mid-teens to 1940’s This vintage cement pot is covered with flames and has a great patina.  Can be displayed indoors or out.  Factory drilled for drainage and signed Hillside Pottery. 13″ wide x 12″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 $1200

Pots from Garden City

On November 9, 2016, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1979 We have a large assortment of Garden City flower pots, garden pots, florist vases etc.  If you’re looking for something specific, contact us as not all pieces are shown here.    

Gladding McBean Fountain Spitters

On February 4, 2016, in Garden Ware, by nancy

Gladding McBean, Los Angeles, CA  1890-present Fountain spitters attract the eye and are the focal point of most fountains.  These vintage GMB spitters all have openings for the water to be pumped through.   We currently have 2 frogs and 1 lizard  with turquoise and green glazing.   Contact us for more details. Qty = […]

Garden City Ribbed Flower Pot

On December 6, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Soft gray glossy glaze covers this vintage #8 flower pot.   It has vertical ribs and graceful lines; not drilled.   We have others with this shape so feel free to contact us if looking for something specific. 8  1/2″ wide x 7  1/2″ tall Great condition; small […]

Garden City Ribbed Pots

On November 30, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We have so many different styles of garden pots from this great pottery company.  I’ll try to list as many as possible.   This style has ribs around the rim and body and has been factory drilled for drainage.   Nice bright colors! 8″ – 10″ – 13″ […]

Garden City Cactus Bowls

On November 30, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We’re thrilled to have this many footed succulent bowls as they are hard to find.    We have a variety of sizes, some in red ware and some glazed.   Some are drilled for drainage and some are not. 9″ – 14″ wide Great condition; varies per piece […]

Garden Pot Assortment/Garden City

On November 22, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 During their early years, Garden City produced stoneware crockery, sewer pipe and red clay flower pots.  In the 1930’s colored glazes were used on garden ware and they ranged in size from 2″ to 24″.   Here is a sample of our inventory of garden pots and saucers, […]

Hillside Hanging Planter

On April 12, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Hillside Pottery, Los Angeles, CA   circa mid-teens to 1940’s This vintage planter comes from Hillside Pottery, whose unique cement pieces are still sought after today.  There is a single row of 3/4″ cobalt blue tiles around the widest portion, three factory-drilled holes to hang the planter and factory drainage holes at the bottom.  Hang […]

ITC Lion Head Fountain Spitter

On March 28, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Italian Terra Cotta, Los Angeles, CA  circa 1920-1970 This vintage lion head is made to be a fountain spitter but could also be used as a decorative piece in the home or garden.  Fine details and workmanship are a given with this company’s products. 17″ long x 12″ wide x 6″ deep Great condition Qty […]

Italian Terra Cotta Pot

On March 28, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Italian Terra Cotta, Los Angeles, CA  circa 1920-1970 This vintage ITC pot has an intricate basket-weave pattern and a flared top edge.     Nice and sturdy, drilled for drainage and gently aged patina. 15″ wide x 8″ tall Great condition; signed Qty = 1 $450  

Italian Terra Cotta Vignette

On March 28, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Italian Terra Cotta, Los Angeles, CA   circa 1920-1970 Here is a grouping of pots and pedestals from ITC.   They made quite a variety of mostly unglazed (bisque) items, both plain and decorative and many of these are shown in an old company catalog.  Contact us for details on individual items.  

Sleeping Mexican/Cement Statue

On March 5, 2013, in Garden Ware, by nancy

This vintage cement statue depicts a popular subject in Garden Art, the Sleeping Mexican.   He has an aged patina and is very well made.    Can be placed indoors or out, garden or patio for a whimsical, decorative accent. 9″ tall x 6″ wide x 4  1/2″ deep Great condition Qty = 1 $195

Mexican Flower Pot

On December 7, 2012, in Garden Ware, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1930’s This decorated clay pot has very stylized flowers and leaves with matte green and black against a tan background.   Use indoors or out, any type of flower or plant would look great; drilled for drainage. 7  3/4″ wide x 6  1/4″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 $75

Bauer Rare Wreath Pot

On November 21, 2012, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Here is a rare, matte green laurel wreath pot decorated with a Greek key edge.   The laurel wreath is on two sides, the base is red clay which gives the glazing a deep, rich appearance.  Perfect for Craftsman homes.   Nice and heavy. 11″ wide x 9  1/2″ tall […]

ITC Vintage Garden Pot

On March 17, 2012, in Garden Ware, by nancy

Italian Terracotta Company, Los Angeles, CA   Circa 1920-1970 Very special, vintage Italian Terracotta Company large floor vase.  Elegantly decorated with a beautiful molded relief of a classically-inspired garland of fruits, nuts, and blossoms, this vase is illustrated as No. 16 in a period catalogue.  Transform any setting, indoors or out, into a romantic, Mediterranean […]

Whittier “Bonita” Pot

On March 30, 2011, in Garden Ware, by nancy

Whittier Pottery Co., Whittier, CA  C1920-1930 Exciting and rare antique pot from Whittier Pottery.  This hand-made piece has an applied emblem or medallion on one side that reads “Bonita” and an actual hand print on the other.  Great matte glaze has some crazing for added appeal.  We recently learned from an old Whittier catalog that […]

Galloway Turquoise Urn

On March 30, 2011, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Galloway Terra Cotta Company, Philadelphia, PA  1889-1930 Beautiful large urn from Galloway, who many consider to be the East Coast equivalent of Los Angeles’s Gladding McBean.  Deep glossy turquoise blends nicely with the lighter glazing.  This wonderful piece would be an asset to any environment. 11″ x 14″ tall Great condition; has glaze skip from […]

Bauer Jardiniere Grouping

On March 24, 2011, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1885-1962 We have a limited quantity of this popular flower pot, the jardiniere, by Bauer.   Made with rings all around, they come in several sizes and colors.    Contact us for more details and individual photos.  Our inventory changes all the time, so let us know what you are looking […]

Matte Green Flower Pot

On February 26, 2011, in Garden Ware, by nancy

Unknown Potter    Circa 1900’s We don’t know who made this antique hand-made, Arts & Crafts style flower pot.  The matte variegated green glaze is thick and drippy and pools at the bottom.   We like the uneven, hand made feel of this great pot.  It is heavy and drilled for drainage. 12″ wide x […]

Gladding McBean Greek Key Urn

On February 12, 2011, in Garden Ware, by nancy

Gladding McBean, Los Angeles, CA  1890-present This is a stunning vintage pot from wonderful GMB.   Notice its classic shape and Greek key pattern under the rim.   What is really amazing is the thick, mottled glazing in shades of green.   Use this anywhere for a potted plant; drilled for drainage. 14″ tall x […]