Harding Black Large Ashtray

On March 17, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Harding Black, San Antonio, TX   circa 1940-1990 Shades of purple and green are predominant in the mottled glazing on this vintage ashtray.    Artist signed and dated 1962.  Harding Black was a skilled ceramist, but his true passion lay in glaze research.   He was known as the “Dean of Texas Ceramics.” 8  1/2″ […]

Brayton Laguna Scalloped Bowls

On March 7, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Brayton Laguna Pottery, Laguna Beach, CA  1927-1968 This vintage bowl has a scalloped edge and glossy glazing.  We also have one in maroon and a slightly larger one in yellow. 9  1/2″ wide x 3″ tall Great condition; signed Qty = 1 each color $350 green or maroon $395 yellow  

RARE Chowder Mug Art Deco Garden City

On February 3, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1979 Thick yellow gloss glaze covers this very collectible and early chowder mug.   It has Art Deco styling and slotted lid.   These are very hard to find! 4  1/4″ tall Excellent condition Qty = 1 $350  

Brayton Vintage Decorated Bowl

On February 3, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Brayton Laguna Pottery, Laguna Beach, CA  1927-1968 Cartoon-like characters are depicted on this early Brayton Laguna bowl.   Look at all the charming details and multiple glaze colors.   The characters have dark skin and are dressed handsomely as a dog trails behind them.   Some of the details are raised. 5  1/2″ wide x […]

Mottled Green Glen Lukens Bowl

On January 20, 2017, in 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 […]

Vintage Brush Majolica Vase

On December 31, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Brush Pottery, Zanesville, OH  1925-1982 Sweet vintage vase has Majolica glazing with a floral motif.   This line was originally introduced in 1926. 4″ tall Very good condition; small chip on bottom Qty = 1 $150  

Brush Vintage Majolica Vases

On December 31, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Brush Pottery, Zanesville, OH  1925-1982 These vases were first introduced in 1926 when the company achieved their Majolica glazing technique.   The vases have a molded floral motif and tall neck.  Selling individually; we have duplicates of some of these. 4  1/4″ tall Great condition Qty = 2 each $125 each  

Majolica Candlesticks by Brush Pottery

On December 30, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Brush Pottery, Zanesville, OH  1925-1982 Created in 1926, the Majolica line was the result of a complicated glazing process.  Here are two pairs of candlestick holders, with dazzling Majolica glazing.   One set is primarily brown and blue; the second set is blue and yellow.  Sold individually (not necessarily in pairs). 3″ tall x 3 […]

Vintage Ceramic Ashtray Assortment

On December 28, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Here are some of the vintage ceramic ashtrays we have right now.  There are a variety of pottery companies represented here:   Bauer, CALCO, Craftily, Malibu and Pewabic.  Contact us for more photos and details.    Sizes and prices vary.  

RARE Malibu Pitcher 1926

On December 27, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 This very rare, possibly one-of-a-kind pitcher was made in 1926 for the Rindge family, owners of Malibu Potteries.   The glossy brown has a green over glaze resulting in a beautiful surface.  This was hand thrown with an applied handle.    A wonderful piece of history for any collector! 6″ […]

Ruffled Bowls by Matt Carlton

On December 27, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Here are two hand-thrown vintage Bauer bowls with hand-formed ruffled edges.   Matt Carlton was one of the many talented throwers and glazers employed by Bauer during its long history. 6″ wide x 3″ tall Excellent condition Qty = 1 each color shown $150 each  

Bauer Candle Holders

On December 23, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Bright glossy glazes cover this selection of Bauer vintage candle stick holders.   If looking for a pair, just ask as we have more in most colors.   Matt Carlton made these and they come in 3 sizes.   We have the two larger sizes and the black and […]

Southwest Style Pitcher

On December 22, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Unknown pottery maker This ceramic pitcher has been etched with details indicative of the Southwest.   A man in a sombrero is taking a siesta under a flowering tree, there are cacti and other desert vegetation.   The handle and spout, as well as the top and bottom, are also decorated.   Rich, matte blue […]

Tudor Vintage Vase

On December 21, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Tudor Tiles, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 Although this company mainly focused on tile making, we sometimes come across their pottery.   This miniature vase has matte blue glaze with some mottled green.  It has two little handles and rings around the bottom. 3  3/4″ tall x 2  1/4″ at its widest Excellent condition Qty = […]

Saturday Evening Girls Signed Plate

On December 15, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Saturday Evening Girls, Boston, MA  1908-1942 Antique plate is evenly glazed with matte teal.   Although not as sought after as their decorated pieces, it is still desirable.  Artist signed and dated October 1917. 8  1/4″ wide Great condition; signed Qty = 1 $65  

Arequipa Matte Green Vase

On December 15, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Arequipa Pottery, Fairfax, CA  1911-1957 Matte green glazing covers this tall vintage vase.   There is an uneven texture mixed with the smooth surface.   During this pottery’s history, skilled ceramists were employed, including Frederick H. Rhead and Louis M. Solon. 9″ tall Very good condition; signed.   Has a tiny top edge chip and […]

UND Vintage Bowl

On December 15, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND  1910-1967 Glossy black glaze covers this small vintage bowl made by the School of Mines at UND.  Glossy black is hard to photograph so there are some reflections from the lighting.  Those are not chips. 4  1/2″ wide x 2″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $150 […]

Rose Cabat Tall Vase

On December 7, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Rose Cabat Pottery, Tucson, AZ  1940’s – 2015 Since her death, Rose Cabat’s pottery has become more sought after and valuable.  This hand-thrown tall vase has stunning, mottled glazes in warm shades of brown, beige and off white.   Thick glaze pools at the bottom and has both matte and glossy finishes.   Check our […]

Small Cabat Vase-Early

On December 7, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Rose Cabat Pottery, Tucson, AZ  1940’s – 2015 Another wonderful example from the talented Rose Cabat.   Small vase has a rustic texture and matte glaze colors.   Small neck has a ‘dent’ that is not a chip; it is glazed over. 2  1/2″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $450    

Early Cabat Vase

On December 7, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Rose Cabat Pottery, Tucson, AZ  1940’s – 2015 Here is an early vase from Rose Cabat with earthy glaze colors.  It was hand thrown and the sides have been pushed in.  Notice all the intricate details around the vase.   A beautiful piece! 6  1/4″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $900  

Miniature Cabat Vase

On December 7, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Rose Cabat Pottery, Tucson, AZ  1940’s – 2015 Tiny hand-thrown vase has a mix of glossy and matte glazes.    Ridges from Rose’s wheel can be seen on this little gem. 2  1/4″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $250  

Brayton Laguna Pitcher Collection

On December 2, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Brayton Laguna Pottery, Laguna Beach, CA  1927-1968 Who can not love these colorful hand-made pitchers from Brayton’s early years?!  They are all very charming in their own way.  Contact us for specifics.  The maroon pitcher has a factory flaw from the kiln. 2″ tall to 7″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = as shown $160 […]

Vintage Mexican Dinner Plates

On November 29, 2016, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1930’s – 1940’s Sure to bring color to any table setting, these hand-painted vintage plates are all beautiful.   Vintage/Antique Mexican pottery and plates are very collectible and look great on the dinner table.  Each has a slightly different pattern, and all have the same glaze colors.  The metal hanger can […]

Large Mexican Scenic Plates

On November 26, 2016, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1930’s – 1940’s Hand-painted scenes decorate these large Mexican plates.  We have more large plates listed separately, as well as smaller plates to match.  Sold individually. 10  1/2″ wide Good condition; some edge wear/small chips Qty = 1 each $125 each    

Vintage Plate with Sleeping Mexican Man

On November 26, 2016, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1930’s – 1940’s A man taking a siesta is depicted on this large vintage plate.   This is hand painted with satiny glazes.  Ready to hang; or easily remove the metal hanger.  Sold separately.  See our other listings for smaller plates. 10  1/2″ wide Very good condition; small edge chip and […]