Garden City Biscuit Jar

On November 20, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Here is a vintage lidded biscuit jar in Garden City’s soft turquoise glaze.  Has Art Deco styling and will make a nice addition to any collection.   We also have the larger cookie jars with the same design.   Ask for photos. 6″ tall x 5  1/2″ wide […]

Low Swirl Bowls/Garden City

On November 20, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 The success of Southern California’s pottery companies with their bright colored pieces inspired Garden City Pottery to develop a palette of colored glazes.  These colorful low bowls have a swirl pattern and come in a variety of glossy glazes.  These are both decorative and versatile and can be […]

Vintage Candleholders/Garden City

On November 20, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We have 2 pairs of white and one pair of green vintage candle stick holders.  The very simple design has ridges around the top edge with an opening of 7/8″ wide x 1″ deep.  Sold individually, rather than pairs for anyone who wants just one. 3  7/8″ wide […]

Garden City Collection

On November 19, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 By the 1940’s, production at the Garden City Pottery rivaled that of many of the largest potteries in Los Angeles.   The colorful glazes resemble those of Bauer and Fiesta, and Garden City’s many  designs, whether dinnerware, art pottery or garden ware, are very unique.   Montgomery Ward and Macy’s were […]

Garden City Vintage Deco Vase

On November 19, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Designed by the talented Royal Arden Hickman, this Art Deco vase has a long, narrow opening for floral arrangements.   Green glaze  has a glossy finish.  Great styling. 8″ long x 3″ wide x 5″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 $275  

Vintage Art Deco Vase/Garden City

On November 19, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 According to JIm Pasquali’s guide to Garden City Pottery, Royal Arden Hickman modeled designs for a line of decorative Art Deco vases.   This one is very narrow and lends itself to flower arrangements, which was a popular pastime in the 1930-1940’s.   We have  a few designs […]

Covered Butter Dish/Garden City

On November 16, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 The success of Southern California’s pottery companies with their bright colored pieces inspired Garden City Pottery to develop a palette of colored glazes. They were already one of the largest Northern California potteries, and the addition of Royal Arden Hickman would help change the face of Garden City. […]

Vintage Salt/Pepper Shakers-Garden City

On November 16, 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.   We have some of them here in this collection of vintage salt and pepper shakers.   Will sell individually or in pairs; some have stoppers. 3  1/4″ tall Great condition $35 each

Vintage Tumbler Vase/Garden City

On November 16, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 Like any other pottery maker, most of Garden City’s items were made using molds.  This tumbler vase is an exception-hand thrown.  We have three at the present time and marks from the potter’s wheel are evident. 4″ tall Great condition Qty 3 (1 in each color) $220 each

Garden City Deco Bean Pot

On November 16, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 This covered bean pot has great Art Deco styling and cool turquoise glaze color.   We also have a couple of individual Deco bean pots. Large pot = 7″ tall Individual pot = 3″ tall Excellent condition Qty = 1 each $275 Large pot $125 each Individual pot […]

Art Deco Teapot/Garden City

On November 16, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 The success of Southern California’s pottery companies with their bright colored pieces inspired Garden City Pottery to develop a palette of colored glazes. They were already one of the largest Northern California potteries, and the addition of Royal Arden Hickman would help change the face of Garden City. […]

Hand-Thrown Garden City Rose Bowls

On November 16, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1987 We are happy to have these lovely, hand-thrown rose bowls in such a variety of colors.  They are quite dainty and make a nice addition to any collection.   Perfect for gifts!   Contact us if you do not see what you’re looking for; perhaps we may have […]

Vintage Garden City Bulb Bowl

On November 16, 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. Here is the largest bulb bowl made by Garden City. […]

Garden City Vintage Flower Frogs

On July 26, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Garden City Pottery, San Jose, CA  1902-1979 Flower frogs come in all shapes and sizes and were popular with florists, designers and homemakers.   This one comes from Garden City, possibly 1930-40’s, and has 13 openings for stems.  Green glaze has a textured surface with glossy finish.  Nice and heavy.  We just acquired more in […]