Art Glass Collection

On July 7, 2018, in Art Glass, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Stunning collection of high-end, hand blown art glass.   Some of the artists/makers include Maurice Heaton, Higgins, Dan Bergsma, Hal David Berger, Lundberg Studios, Coreia Studio, Orient & Flume, Peet Robison. Contact us for individual photos and information.  

Tall Vases by Russel Wright 1940’s

On January 13, 2018, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Russel Wright/Bauer, Atlanta, GA  mid 1940’s Our collection of tall ceramic vases, each with unique glazing.   Russel Wright designs are sought after by collectors who treasure his modern creations.    Contact us for more photos and info.  Thick glaze dripped and pooled at the bottom of the green vases.   Some of it has […]

Russel Wright Centerpiece/Candle Holders

On January 13, 2018, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Russel Wright/Bauer, Atlanta, GA    mid 1940’s Russel Wright was an American Industrial designer during the 20th century. Beginning in the late 1920s through the 1960s, Russel Wright created a succession of artistically distinctive and commercially successful items that helped bring modern design to the general public.  He had a short stint with Bauer/Atlanta in […]

Square Flower Pot by Russel Wright

On January 13, 2018, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer/Russel Wright, Atlanta, GA   mid 1940’s Flower pot/vase, designed by Russel Wright has a rare square shape with Atlanta Brick glaze on all sides.  Unfortunately, there is a hairline measuring 2 inches at one of the outside corners.  Priced accordingly. 4  1/4″ on all sides Good condition; hairline Qty = 1 $475 as is […]

Russel Wright Oval Vases

On January 12, 2018, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Russel Wright (1904-1976) Russel Wright was an American Industrial designer during the 20th century. Beginning in the late 1920s through the 1960s, Russel Wright created a succession of artistically distinctive and commercially successful items that helped bring modern design to the general public.   Wright’s association with Bauer Pottery was short lived, as his visionary […]

George Nelson Mid-Century Tiles

On September 22, 2017, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, 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 […]

Bauer Gloss Pastel Kitchenware

On September 22, 2017, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA   1909-1962 Ray Murray of Bauer designed the Gloss Pastel line of useful kitchenware in 1941.  We have a few pieces on hand, all in glossy yellow.   This line has a ‘modern’ look and adds color and charm to any setting.    Contact us for more details.   Sold individually. […]

Glass Tile/Comtemporary

On July 5, 2017, in Mid-Century/Modern, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Novodecor Glass Tile, Spain We have large quantities of these great-looking and well-made contemporary glass tiles.    They come in boxes of 20 pcs, but we will work with you and break up a box to sell you the quantity you need.  There are six colors, mostly matte and one glossy black.  Colors listed below […]

Mottled Green Glen Lukens Bowl

On January 20, 2017, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Glen Lukens, Los Angeles, CA  1887-1967 Thick and drippy mottled-green over crackly-white glazing covers this vintage ceramic bowl.    Mr. Lukens was a pivotal figure in the field of American clay working.  He was an inspired teacher and artist who sparked a modern ceramics movement on the West Coast during the Great Depression.  See our […]

Mosaic Tile Co. Vintage Tile

On November 18, 2016, in American Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH   1894-1972 This old tile has an unusual style with very glossy glazing that has craze lines mostly in the center.  It has a mid-century, modernistic feel. 4  1/4″ sq x 5/8″ thick Great condition; signed, never set Qty = 1 $40  

Rose Cabat Information

On November 17, 2016, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Rose and Erni Cabat, Tucson, AZ  1940’s – 2015 Rose Cabat was an American studio ceramist, classified as part of the Mid-Century movement, who was best known for her innovative glazes upon small porcelain pots called ‘feelies’ often in the shape of onions and figs, and bowls. Other notable pieces were called horny toads and push faces. […]

Howard Whalen Modern Tile

On November 2, 2016, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Howard Whalen, Sierra Madre, CA  1913-? Howard Whalen (now deceased) was a local Sierra Madre artist and sulptor. His work exhibited internationally, and he is mostly known for his sculptures.   This is one of his mid-century, hand-made tiles.   There are trowel marks covering the surface of the thick, red clay and black satiny […]

Karoly Fulop Painting

On November 27, 2015, in Mid-Century/Modern, Miscellaneous Items, by nancy

Karoly Fulop   1893-1963 The paintings, watercolors and sculptures by this artist all have the decorative quality and detail typical of the Byzantines. Fulop was an artist of unique and curious combinations; he incorporated his Catholic background with symbolist images, very modern yet in the tradition of past generations. This unusual painting has a lot […]

Glen Lukens Volcanic Bowl

On October 29, 2015, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Glen Lukens, Los Angeles, CA  1887-1967 Known for his innovative glazes, Glen Lukens was very influential in the pottery movement.   Here is a bowl with amazing glaze work.   There are hints of fossilized wood, pooled cobalt on inside and thick cobalt dripping around top edge, and volcanic, crater-like effects with some glaze pops. […]

Signed Glen Lukens Glass Bowl

On June 26, 2015, in Art Glass, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Glen Lukens, Los Angeles, CA  1887-1967 This small art glass bowl has a smooth surface with a more rough, textured feel on the underside.   His pieces are very unique and collectible.   Signature is hard to see.  It is etched on the base and we marked it for easier viewing. 7  1/2″ wide x 1″ […]

Glen Lukens Signed Art Glass Bowl

On June 20, 2015, in Art Glass, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Glen Lukens, Los Angeles, CA   1887-1967 Pale pink bowl has a bubbled-textured surface on both the top and underside.     In addition to his heavy ceramic pieces, Glen Lukens is known for his beautiful, flawless glassware.   We have other glass pieces, contact us for photos.  Etched signature is hard to see – […]

Glen Lukens Stoneware Bowl

On June 20, 2015, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Glen Lukens, Los Angeles, CA    1887-1967 An award-winning ceramicist and teacher, Glen Lukens (1887-1967) helped change the way we see and interpret ceramics today. At a time when American pottery production was dominated by design and decoration, Lukens forged new rough clay designs and discovered new glazes and glaze techniques. His work married bright […]

Pacific Tile/Porcelain Modern Tiles

On April 22, 2015, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Pacific Tile & Porcelain, Los Angeles, CA  1936-1960 These mid-century tiles from the “Ramona” line have interwoven color and pleasingly different textured surfaces.  The colorful glazes are both matte and glossy.  Contact us if interested in one or all! 6″ sq x 3/8″ thick Great condition; minor wear.  Signed, never set. Qty = 1 each […]

Karoly Fulop Mother & Child Sculpture

On January 16, 2015, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Karoly Fulop  1893-1963 This elegant ceramic sculpture depicts a mother cradling her child on her lap.   Has delicate detailing and satiny turquoise glaze with crazing throughout. Karoly Fulop was born in Czabadka, Hungry.  He was a painter, sculptor, and watercolorist.  He studied art in Budapest, Munich, and Paris, but it was medieval art that […]

Karoly Fulop Bell Ringers Sculpture

On January 16, 2015, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by nancy

Karoly Fulop  1893-1963 Karoly Fulop was born in Czabadka, Hungry.  He was a painter, sculptor, and watercolorist. Fulop studied art in Budapest, Munich, and Paris, but it was medieval art that most influenced his style. His paintings, watercolors and sculptures all have the decorative quality and detail typical of the Byzantines.   Fulop is an […]

Ceratile by PT&P

On November 6, 2013, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Pacific Tile & Porcelain, Los Angeles, CA  1936-1960 This pattern is called “Gingham” according to an old catalog from PT&P.  Matte and satiny glazes are combined to create a modern design with rows of stripes on the diagonal.   We have enough on hand to cover almost 20 sq. ft. and can be used in […]

P.T.&P. Mid-Century Tile

On December 14, 2011, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Pacific Tile & Porcelain, Los Angeles, CA  1936-1960 Here is a unique “Ramona” tile from PT&P with a creamy beige ‘lollipop’ design.  The background is made up of tiny white x’s on green.   Finish is semi-gloss.  Check out our other mid-century tile from this same company. 6″ square x 3/8″ thick Very good condition; […]

Pacific Vintage Mid-Century Tile

On December 14, 2011, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Pacific Tile & Porcelain, Los Angeles, CA  1936-1960 White starburst motif is centered on this old tile with modern styling.  From PT&P’s “Ramona” line, the deep green semi-gloss glaze has tiny white x’s creating an interesting background. 6″ square x 3/8″ thick Great condition; signed Qty = 1 $50

PT&P Striped Mid-Century Tile

On April 15, 2011, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Pacific Tile & Porcelain, Los Angeles, CA  1936-1960 We have a large quantity of this ribbed or striped tile with white, black, mustard and gray semi-gloss glaze colors.  This is from their Ramona line.   Enough on hand to cover approximately 30 sq.ft. 6″ square x 3/8″ thick Very good condition Qty = 130 $40 […]

Mid-Century “Sound Waves” Tile

On April 15, 2011, in California Tiles, Mid-Century/Modern, by nancy

Pacific Tile & Porcelain, Los Angeles, CA  1936-1960 This cool tile is from the Ceratile/Ramona catalog of stock patterns, and called Sound Waves.  The glossy glazes are mauve,purple and gray on a white background and the zig-zag pattern can be felt on the surface of the tile.  We also have one with gray/blue/white glazing. 6″ […]