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  

Gladding McBean Footed Bowl

On January 16, 2018, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Gladding McBean, Glendale, CA   1875-1962 Three-footed low bowl comes from GMB’s early Glendale plant.   Can be used indoors or out and has nice mottled green glaze.  Last photo shows an image from one of their old catalogs. 17″ wide x 6″ tall Great condition; there is a piece of felt on one of […]

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 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 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 […]

Russel Wright Oval Vases

On January 12, 2018, in 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 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 $175 each  

Bauer Vintage Lidded Spice Jar #2

On September 13, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Bright yellow spice jar is the middle of three sizes made by Bauer.  From their ring ware line and can be mixed or matched with other sizes. 6″ wide x 4  1/2″ tall Great condition; tiny glaze pop Qty = 1 $350  

Atlantic Arts & Crafts Vintage Vases

On August 15, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

Not much is known about this company from the East Coast, possibly New Jersey.   We have 2 of their Arts & Crafts vases with matte green glazing.   Tall leaves decorate the pieces with the tips curling just under the top edge.   These are circa 1920’s and are quite sturdy and heavy.  Both […]

California Faience Lidded Temple Jars

On July 21, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1950 Two vintage temple jars from California Faience have glossy glaze colors.   Jar on the left is their Persian blue with a button top domed lid.  The slightly large jar is robbin’s egg blue and has a flanged button top lid. 4  1/2″  –  4  3/4″ tall Excellent condition; signed […]

Malibu Fountain Frog Arts & Crafts

On July 15, 2017, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Malibu Potteries, Malibu, CA  1926-1932 Very special and rare vintage fountain frog with exceptional glazing.   The sought-after matte green is thick and gloppy; black covers his eyes, and paler green on the underside.   The frog is resting on a lily pad and the opening thru its mouth goes thru to the bottom for […]

S & S Vintage Fountain Spitter

On July 12, 2017, in California Tiles, Pottery, by nancy

Solon & Schemmel (S & S), San Jose, CA  1921-1936 The outstanding workmanship by S&S is clearly visible on this vintage ceramic fountain spitter.  A very 3-dimensional man’s face is covered with glossy turquoise glazing with clay showing thru to highlight the details.   Hard to get the color right in the photos, but it […]

Bisque California Faience Vases

On July 5, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1950 Here are two small unglazed (bisque) vintage vases made by California Faience.   One was made with reddish clay and has a classic shape with a straight lip.  The smaller one is acorn shaped with deeper brown clay, also with a straight lip.   Contact us for more photos if […]

Rare California Faience Memorial Vase

On May 24, 2017, in Pottery, by nancy

California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1950 A limited amount of signed vases were made for the family shrine of Hidemaro Shibuya, a 6 year old boy who had a tragic death.   This is one of the vases, specially engraved and ordered by his father in 1932 for a shrine in his home.   Satiny turquoise […]