Matt Carlton Fan Vases Bauer

On September 25, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Our assortment of vintage Bauer fan vases in a variety of glazes.  Most have ribs.  Black and white are the most rare of colors.  Bauer collectors will be familiar with Matt Carlton’s orange glaze as these photos do not portray it accurately. 5  3/4″ to 6″ tall Great condition; […]

Ceramic Bears by Mosaic Tile Company MTC

On July 27, 2018, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 Vintage ceramic bears, one glazed, one bisque.    Nice detailing and signed. 10″ x 6″ x 4″ Great condition; signed Qty = 1 each $275 = Black $200 = White  

Classic Vase by California Faience

On July 12, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1950 Glossy turquoise covers this vintage vase with classic oriental form.   It has a flared lip and tapered body.  Glaze coverage is thin in some areas, around the lip and near the bottom.  There are some reflections from overhead lighting in the photos. 8  1/4″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty […]

Walrich Vintage Art Pottery

On July 11, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Walrich Pottery, Berkeley, CA  1922-1930 This short-lived pottery company made porcelain and earthenware pieces that are becoming harder to find.   This vintage vase has rich blue glossy glaze covering the sculpted floral/leaf pattern.   Glaze is thin in some areas accenting the low relief decorations.  Some thin glaze around the top rim also – […]

Batter Bowl by Garden City Pottery

On May 31, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1979 Vintage ribbed batter bowl has a spout for pouring and applied handle with ridges.  Nice deep green glaze applied by hand dipping, which results in a richer color. 8  1/2″ wide x 5″ tall Great condition; gently used Qty = 1 $160  

Bauer Rare Bud Vase

On March 15, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Here is a vintage bud vase with rare color delft blue.  There are rings around the base and a few around the top.   Couple of dark spots in the glaze. 5 1/2″ tall Excellent condition Qty = 1 $400  

Catalina Painted Plate Frances M. Graham

On March 10, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Catalina Island Pottery, Avalon, CA  1927-1937 This large Catalina plate has a hand-painted depiction of a Mexican man playing his guitar while seated on his horse.   The artist, Frances Mae Graham, spent 10 years on the island and was a prolific painter. 14″ wide Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $1200  

Effigy Bowl by Fulper

On January 26, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Fuller Pottery, Flemington, NJ  1899-1929 Vintage ceramic effigy bowl has beautiful glazing in shades of blue and green.   The large bowl is held by 3 figures mounted on a base.  Made only during the early years of Fulper’s production and discontinued by the teens. 11 wide x 7  1/2″ tall Very good condition; has […]

Bauer Plain Ware Bowls

On January 24, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Wonderful bowls from Bauer’s Plain Ware line.    The delft blue is more rare and priced more than the orange bowl in the same size. 10″ and 8 1/2″ Excellent condition; signature is hard to see. Qty = 1 each $275 Delft Blue $200 Orange $160 Yellow  

San Jose Bowl with Dogwood

On January 16, 2018, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission Pottery, San Antonio, TX  1920’s-1950’s Lovely vintage bowl is decorated with a dogwood blossom.   Five satiny glaze colors plus turquoise on the outside.  The drips from the cobalt blue add an interesting touch.    Has the Maguey plant on the bottom (San Jose’s familiar mark). 8″ wide x 2″ tall Great […]

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 […]

Bauer Hi-Fire Jardinieres

On December 23, 2017, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 This is one of Bauer’s jardiniere designs, sometimes referred to as “porch pots.”   Hi-Fire line was introduced in 1937.  Here are 2 examples, cobalt and yellow with rings. 6″ wide x 5″ tall Great condition; cobalt has a tiny top edge glaze skip Qty = 1 each color […]

Art Deco Vase by California Faience

On December 14, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1955 Mottled glazing is shades of brown with a glossy finish.   Art Deco vase is round and the top half has a swirled pattern.  This is shown in Kirby Brown’s book:   California Faience Ceramics for Cottages and Castles. 5  1/2″ tall x 6″ wide Excellent condition; signed Qty = […]

Turquoise Catalina Plates

On October 5, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Catalina Island Pottery, Avalon, CA  1927-1937 Vintage dinnerware has glossy turquoise glazing.  Mix or match with other Catalina plates for a colorful table setting. 7″ and 8″ wide Great condition; signed.  Plate #2 has a hairline (about 1″) 7″ Qty = 2 8″ Qty = 3 $15 each 7″ $25 each 8″ ($20 for plate […]

Vintage Catalina Blue Plates

On October 5, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Catalina Island Pottery, Avalon, CA  1927-1937 Vintage plates in 3 sizes:  7 1/2″ red clay (earlier), 8 1/4″ white clay and 10″ white clay.  Matte medium blue glaze.  The 2 larger plates have rolled edge. Very good condition; red clay plate has small edge chip Qty = 1 each $15 = 7″ $25 = 8″ […]

San Jose Assorted Plates

On October 3, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission Pottery, San Antonio, TX  1920-1950’s Wonderful old plates each have a different Mexican-themed scene.  All have satiny glazes in many bright colors.  Two have the signature SJP at lower right side. 8  1/4″ wide Excellent condition; one plate as a chip on the back (Flamenco dancers) Qty = 1 each $500 = […]

Cock Fight on San Jose Plate

On October 3, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX  1920-1950’s Cock fighting was a popular sport and often portrayed on tiles and pottery.   This small vintage plate has such a scene with many colorful glazes.    We have many San Jose plates; contact us if looking for something specific. 6″ wide Excellent condition Qty = 1 $225 […]

San Jose Decorative Plate

On September 30, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission Pottery, San Antonio, TX   1920-1950’s This vintage ringed plate features two seated women holding pottery, executed in bright glaze colors with a satiny finish.  Nice simple details. 9  1/2″ wide Excellent condition Qty = 1 $550     

Garden City Embossed Pots

On September 23, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1979 Vintage hanging pots are all embossed with a floral motif around the bottoms.   There are 3 holes for wire hangers and all have been factory drilled for drainage.   Glossy glaze colors.  The yellow pot has a hairline and the green has small chips. 9  1/2″ wide […]

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. […]

Fulper Flower Frogs

On September 13, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Fulper Pottery, Flemington, NJ  1889-1929 We have a small collection of vintage/antique flower frogs made by Fulper.   Contact us for details. 3″ to 6″ long Great condition; scarab has small chip Qty = 1 each $35 – $125  

Bauer Goblets Vintage

On September 13, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Ring ware goblets have glossy glazes and help create a colorful table setting.   Sold separately. 4  1/2″ tall Excellent condition; orange one has a glaze skip on bottom Qty = 1 each  (Delft blue no longer available) $175 each