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 = 75 pcs Dark Brown Qty = 70 pcs Light […]

Vintage Grueby Tile

On March 29, 2013, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Matte green and blue glazes are outlined in brown in this vintage Grueby tile.  Simple geometric design is framed by thick green glaze. 4″ square x 3/4″ thick Excellent condition; never set Qty = 4 $150 each

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 […]

Grueby Animal Tiles

On August 11, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Here are some adorable antique tiles each depicting a different image:  elephant, bird, pelican.   Made from terra cotta, each tile is self framed with a 3-dimensional image. 4″ square x 1/2″ thick Very good condition Qty = 1 each $150 each

Grueby/Pardee Vintage Cup Holder

On January 25, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919       C. Pardee Works, Perth Amboy, NJ   1890-1938 Check out the thick, drippy glaze on this antique cup holder tile.   Has nice clean lines and a rich, matte brown glaze.    The Pardee Works bought Grueby in 1919 and sold their existing stock and continued to […]

Grueby Vintage Checkerboard Tile

On December 14, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 Thick, matte glazes cover this antique Grueby tile made with red clay.  We love the checkerboard pattern and slight imperfections from the kiln.  We also have this tile in blue, but only 2 pcs left. 4″ square x 1/2″ thick Great condition;  never set Qty = 15 $150 each

Grueby Geometric Tile Assortment

On August 26, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA   1894-1919 Here is just a sample of our antique Grueby  3″ decorated tiles that we have amassed over the years.       All have that great Grueby style and glazing that  won awards and recognition all over the world.  Quantities vary per tile.  Sold individually. 3″ square x 1/2″ […]

Grueby Geometric Tile

On February 9, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Grueby, So. Boston, MA  1894-1919 This fine Grueby tile has a raised geometric design with matte cobalt glazing in the recessed areas.   Grueby tiles are hard to find and are considered one of the most collectible and desirable of potteries.  Their matte -glazed tiles became a symbol of the Arts & Crafts movement. 3″ […]