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  

Pots from Garden City

On November 9, 2016, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1979 We have a large assortment of Garden City flower pots, garden pots, florist vases etc.  If you’re looking for something specific, contact us as not all pieces are shown here.    

Garden City Low Ribbed Bowls

On October 15, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We have these vintage low ribbed bowls in 2 sizes:   10″ and 14″.   There are a variety of pastel colors as well as bisque.  Contact us for more photos and info. Great condition; varies per bowl Qty = 1 ea $150 – 275 each  

Mixing Bowls by Garden City

On March 17, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Here are 3 nested mixing bowls with pretty pastel glazes:   medium green, pink and mint green.   All have a band of rings near the top.   Sold individually. 8 1/2″ W, 7  1/2″ W, 6  1/2″ W Very good condition Qty = 1 each $125, $100, […]

Garden City Hanging Pot

On October 3, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Horizontal rings cover this vintage garden pot.  It was factory drilled with 3 small holes around the top for hanging and a drainage hole in the bottom.  Very nice deep green glaze has a glossy finish. 7  1/2″ wide x 4  1/2″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 […]

Garden City Mini Oil Jars

On September 27, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Here is our collection of miniature vintage oil jars, made by Garden City Pottery.   They are all hand thrown, and the marks from the potter’s wheel are evident.  An asset to any collection. 6  1/2″ – 9″ Great condition Qty = 1 each $800-1100    

Diamond Pattern Sugar/Creamer Set

On February 15, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 This covered sugar bowl and matching creamer comes from Garden City’s Diamond pattern dinnerware.     The design covers the middle sections of the pieces and the green glaze has a glossy finish.  We have other misc pieces in this pattern, so contact us if you’re searching for […]

Vintage Artichoke Plate Assortment

On February 15, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 These rare divided plates were originally made to serve artichokes.     When Garden City added colorful glazes to their wares, these were the original colors.   There is a delicate leaf motif on each plate.   Great for collectors!   We have duplicates in some of the […]

Ribbed Garden City Jardinieres

On February 15, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 This is a sturdy garden pot – vintage Garden City and we have both orange and yellow.   Ribbed on the outside and not drilled.    Perfect for in the home, on a patio or balcony and outdoors to add color to any garden setting. 9  1/2″ wide […]

Carafes by Garden City

On January 23, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Here is our small collection of vintage plain open carafes from Garden City.   Very glossy glaze colors and sleek graceful design add to its appeal.    Seven cup capacity; hot or cold. 8″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 each $150 each

Garden City Pitchers

On January 8, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Garden City’s original glaze colors were yellow, green, blue, orange, cobalt, turquoise, black and white.  Here are two one-quart pitchers in original colors. 5″ tall Yellow = excellent condition, Qty = 1, $160 Green = Very good condition with minor chips, Qty = 1, $110

Garden City Casserole

On January 7, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 This vintage lidded casserole has wide rings circling the exterior as well as the top.   It has 2 small handles, a vent in the lid and notches on the bottom.  Functional and attractive with its glossy green glaze.  We also have a smaller one in medium blue; […]

Garden City Cheese Servers

On December 28, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We have three vintage covered cheese servers from Garden City.    One has a wood base with holes for toothpicks.  The other two are all ceramic and resemble the covered butter dish, only larger.    Contact us for more info. 8  1/2″ wide x 4″ tall Great condition […]

Mixing Bowl #2-Garden City

On December 28, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Sanford’s Guide to Garden City Pottery refers to this as a wide-ring mixing bowl.  It has a spout for pouring, glossy turquoise glaze and incised #2 on bottom.  Attractive and functional!  We also have one in yellow. 7″ wide x 3  1/2″ tall Good condition; slightly discolored inside […]

Hand-Thrown Bud Vases

On December 28, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA   1902-1987 Vintage bud vases have sloped necks and very glossy glaze colors.  Garden City collectors prize their limited line of hand-thrown pieces making them even more special.  We have this shape in cobalt, turquoise, ivory, delft blue and green.   Contact us for photos. 4  1/2″ – 5 […]

Early Garden City Bowl

On December 28, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA   1902-1987 The production at Garden City during the first 30 years was limited to utilitarian products, such as stoneware crocks, bean pots, jugs etc.   Here is one of their early mixing bowls.  It has a heavy feel with off white glazing accented by blue bands. 7″ wide […]

Garden City Ribbed Flower Pot

On December 6, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Soft gray glossy glaze covers this vintage #8 flower pot.   It has vertical ribs and graceful lines; not drilled.   We have others with this shape so feel free to contact us if looking for something specific. 8  1/2″ wide x 7  1/2″ tall Great condition; small […]

Garden City Ribbed Pots

On November 30, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We have so many different styles of garden pots from this great pottery company.  I’ll try to list as many as possible.   This style has ribs around the rim and body and has been factory drilled for drainage.   Nice bright colors! 8″ – 10″ – 13″ […]

Low Serving Bowl/Garden City

On November 30, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Garden City’s items were dipped by hand into the glaze, rather than sprayed giving each piece a richer color.  Pink glaze was added in the 1940’s along with other colors to modernize the product lines.    This low bowl can be a decorative accent or functional as a […]

Garden City Cactus Bowls

On November 30, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We’re thrilled to have this many footed succulent bowls as they are hard to find.    We have a variety of sizes, some in red ware and some glazed.   Some are drilled for drainage and some are not. 9″ – 14″ wide Great condition; varies per piece […]

Tom & Jerry Collection/Garden City

On November 22, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Who doesn’t remember the antics of Tom and Jerry, the cat and mouse from the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series of the 1940’s-1950’s!     We have a colorful assortment of mugs and large bowls that are fun and collectible. Mug 3″ tall; colors: Green = 7 Cobalt = 2 […]

Garden Pot Assortment/Garden City

On November 22, 2013, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 During their early years, Garden City produced stoneware crockery, sewer pipe and red clay flower pots.  In the 1930’s colored glazes were used on garden ware and they ranged in size from 2″ to 24″.   Here is a sample of our inventory of garden pots and saucers, […]

Garden City Art Deco Carafe

On November 22, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 During its heyday, Art Deco represented luxury, glamour and exuberance.  Here is a wonderful example of Garden City’s Art Deco carafe with lid.  The dramatic shape, elongated handle and glossy turquoise glaze all add flair to this vintage piece. 10″ tall x 6″ wide Great condition Qty = […]

Art Deco Fluted Vase/Garden City

On November 21, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Garden City made a variety of Art Deco vases; here is one of them.   Eye-catching fluted form is dramatic and the creamy off-white glaze has a glossy surface with crazing.   The interior bars help reinforce the vase and also hold the flowers in place. 10  1/2″ […]

Vintage Florist Vase/Garden City

On November 20, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Garden City’s original glaze colors were yellow, green, blue, orange, cobalt, turquoise, black and white.  While their West Coast sales were plentiful, the company also shipped wares to the East, and Macy’s Dept. store was their largest customer.  This tall florist vase has vertical ribs and a sturdy […]