Victorian Antique Border Tiles by Low

On May 5, 2017, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

J. & J. G. Low Art Tile Works, Chelsea, MA  1877-1902 Just have a few of these old beautiful border tiles from Low.   Each has a raised pattern or design with glossy glaze colors.  Most of these are all photographed in Norman Karlson’s Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles, Region 1. 6″ long x 3/8″ […]

J.&J.G. Low Antique Geometric Tiles

On February 8, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

J. & J.G. Low Art Tile Works, Chelsea, MA  1877-1902 These antique tiles have an interwoven geometric pattern.  Satiny glazes over a 3-dimensional surface. 3″ sq x 3/8″ thick Great condition; signed.   Never set. Qty = 1 each $55 each  

Female Silhouette Tile by J.&J.G.Low

On November 19, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

J. & J.G.Low Art Tile Works, Chelsea, MA  1877-1902 Antique tile features the silhouette of a woman wearing a head band or crown.   The tile is very 3 dimensional and has simple corner detailing.   Very glossy glaze has crazing. 6″ sq x 3/4″ thick Good condition; signed.  Has tiny surface chip near her […]

J & J G Low “Plastic Sketch” Tile by A. Osborne

On April 28, 2011, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

J. & J.G. Low Art Tile Works, Chelsea, MA   1877-1902 Arthur Osborne emigrated from England to America in the 1870’s and worked for the J. and J. G. Low Art Tile Company, where he became the chief designer and modeler of low relief molded tiles which were press molded by hand  and identified by […]