Batchelder Soap Dish/Bisque

On February 27, 2011, in California Tiles, Miscellaneous Items, by nancy

Batchelder, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1932 In addition to great tile, Batchelder made wonderful bathroom accessories.  This soap dish was left in the bisque (unglazed) form and is accented by snails on either side of the dish and in the upper corners.  The interior is smooth and the exterior is scored with parallel lines. 5  3/4″ […]

Van Briggle Lamp

On February 12, 2011, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Van Briggle, Colorado Springs, CO   1901-2012 Van Briggle pieces have such a distinctive look, and collectors all over love their smooth, matte glazes and simple lines.  This lamp, although not signed or dated, is possibly from mid 1920-1940.  It starts out with pale blue ribbing on the neck and evolves into a rich mauve […]

Batchelder Glazed Corbels

On January 22, 2011, in Miscellaneous Items, by nancy

Antique corbels with quite a different look for Batchelder.