Matte Green Grueby Field Tile

On October 21, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Arts & Crafts matte green field tile can be used for a number of projects.   Can be mixed with other colors and sizes. 2″ x 2″ x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 96 pcs $20 each  

Antique Grueby 3″ Tiles

On May 27, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Use these awesome tiles to enhance any installation.   Mix and match with other Grueby tiles.  Matte glaze colors with raised floral-like motif. 3″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 40 pcs $80 each  

Grueby Antique Flower Tile

On May 24, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby Pottery, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 This chunky antique tile features a pretty floral motif, slightly raised from the surface of the tile.  Matte brown glaze goes well with our Grueby field tiles (listed separately).   See incised catalog number:  4119. 4″ sq x 3/4″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 1 $250  

Large Grueby Architectural Tile

On March 10, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Here is an exceptional antique panel with children next to an oversized fruit bowl.   It is very three dimensional and has matte glazing.   There are factory-drilled holes on the top and bottom for installation purposes.    This would made an amazing statement in any environment.   Use for […]

Grueby Antique Tiles

On December 22, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Two matte glaze colors cover this geometric pattern.   We have enough for a small project; or, mix these with other designs or solids. 4″ sq x 5/8″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 50 pcs $150 each    

More 3″ Antique Grueby Geometrics

On December 10, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Grueby geometrics came in many patterns and glaze combinations.  Mix or match them to enhance any installation.   Contact us for more details. 3″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; some are signed $80 each  

Grueby Antique Tiles with Leaf 4″

On December 9, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 A four-leaf pattern sits within a border and on this antique Grueby tile.  Matte glazes with a couple of versions to pick from. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition Qty = 4  turquoise/blue Qty = 2 blue/tan/beige  

Geometric 4″ Grueby Tile Assortment

On December 9, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 We have a mix of geometric patterns with matte glaze colors. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition Qty = as shown $150 each    

Grueby Tiles with Diamonds

On December 9, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA   1984-1919 These antique Grueby tiles all have a diamond pattern, or square on the diagonal within a square.   Some have borders.   Matte glaze colors have Grueby’s signature gloppy, alligator texture. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition Qty = 4 tan with dark blue Qty = 2 medium […]

Grueby Glossy Black Geometrics

On December 7, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 We don’t get too many Grueby tiles with glossy black glaze.   The matte colors  pop against the black super-shiny glaze.  Contact us if interested in any of these. 4″ sq x 5/8″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = as shown $150  

Grueby Towel Bar Holders

On October 29, 2016, in American Tiles, Miscellaneous Items, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Thick gloppy matte glazes cover these antique towel bar holders.   Selling as pairs, we have blue, mustard and beige.  These have never been installed and all are signed. 4″ x 4″ x 5″ deep Excellent condition Qty = 1 pair each color $350 pair  

Grueby Pegasus Tile

On October 4, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 This fantastic antique tile has four alligator-like matte glazes and features the winged horse, Pegasus.   Grueby’s excellent workmanship is evident; and the thick glaze drips down and accumulates at the bottom edge. 6″ sq x 1″ thick Great condition; Has small corner chips and minor glaze pops.  Bottom edge […]

Grueby Antique Deer Tile/Arts & Crafts

On October 4, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA   1894-1919 Here is a wonderful, chunky Grueby tile depicting a male deer, or stag.   Design is raised as well as the border.   Nice dark green matte glaze covers all sides.  Perfect for Arts & Crafts home or office. 3  3/4″ sq x 1″ thick Great condition; never set. […]

Grueby Antique Tile

On July 30, 2015, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA   1894-1919 Thick, gloppy glazing covers this antique Grueby tile.  It has matte glazing in deep brown and gray with nice curdling.   We also have 1 of this pattern in medium green and off white; 1 with unglazed center and edges with off white, and 1 in deep green. 4″ […]

Grueby Antique Field Tiles

On June 26, 2015, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 We have a large quantity of this antique golden-brown field tile which was salvaged from an arts & crafts fireplace.   Can be mixed with our other Grueby field tiles for any installation. 3  3/4″ sq x 3/4″ thick Very good condition; some are signed Qty = 200 pcs $50 […]

Grueby Antique Vase

On November 11, 2014, in Norman Karlson Collection, Pottery, by nancy

Grueby Pottery, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 In the last quarter of the 19th century Boston moved into a position of national artistic importance.  William H. Grueby established his business and produced architectural ceramics and art pottery that epitomized the American Arts and Crafts movement.  This exquisite piece has their wonderful matte green glazing with horizontal […]

Grueby Thin Field Tiles

On March 14, 2014, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 We have a supply of this thin antique Grueby tiles in 3 matte glaze colors, medium brown, beige with alligator-like glaze and pale yellow.     Mix or match with other Grueby tiles for any installation. 2″ square x 1/4″ thick Great condition Qty = 250+ pcs Medium Brown Qty […]

Grueby Field Tile

On March 13, 2014, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby Pottery, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 These are hard-to-find antique Grueby tiles in 3 matte colors.  We have a limited amount to augment any installation or repair.  Nice alligator glazing. 2″ x 3″ x 1/2″ thick Great condition Qty = 35 pcs Light Blue/Gray Qty = 14 pcs Medium Blue Qty = 26 pcs Beige […]

Grueby Field Tile/Brown

On February 26, 2014, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA    1894-1919 This salvaged antique field tile comes from Grueby.   The matte brown glazing is somewhat textured and the tile is quite thick. 4″ square x 3/4″ thick Great condition; some are signed Qty = 13 $50 each

Grueby Photos and History

On August 8, 2013, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby Pottery, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 The output of the Grueby Pottery  is among the most desirable of the American Art Pottery movement.  William Henry Grueby apprenticed with the J. & J.G. Low Art Tile Works before forming his own company.  In addition to its superlative pottery pieces, the company produced a variety of wonderful […]

Grueby Tile Assortment

On August 8, 2013, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby Pottery, So. Boston, MA 1894-1919 These are all 6″ tiles with similar themes using cupid, cherubs etc.  Wonderful Grueby glazing and great tile making are evident on these vintage/antique tiles.   Contact us for more photos or information; we have duplicates of some images.  Sold individually. 6″ square x 7/8″ thick Great condition; varies […]

Grueby Field Tile/Blue

On April 27, 2013, in American Tiles, Field Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Grueby was an award-winning tile and pottery company, known for their amazing matte green glaze.  This is their field tile in pale blue with a matte finish.   We have enough for a small project, or combine with other tiles for a larger installation.   We also have smaller quantities […]

Grueby Hexagon Tile

On April 23, 2013, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 We have some quantities of vintage Grueby hex tiles in a few colors, dark brown, medium browns and dark green/black.   We also have the ‘half’ tiles.  Contact us for details. 3″ x 3″ x  1/2″ thick Great condition Qty = 67 pcs Dark Brown Qty = 70 pcs Light […]

Grueby Cherub Tile

On November 20, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So.Boston, MA  1894-1919 The production of Grueby tiles was very labor intensive, but their thick glazes and artistic designs won them awards in the U.S. as well as Europe.  The raised image is a cherub with either symbols or tambourines.   The two matte glazes have that curdled look that Grueby is known for. […]

Grueby Border Tile

On August 31, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 A pretty leaf and vine motif is recessed into the clay on this antique Grueby border tile.    Creamy beige has a glossy finish with crazing.   We have enough to cover 65 linear feet.  Use them to surround a mirror, as a border on a tile table, or any […]