Lamosa Framed Tile with Dancing Couple

On July 12, 2017, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Lamosa Ladrillera, Monterrey, Mexico    circa 1940’s   The tile features two wonderful dancers on a patio with a hanging light in the background.  It looks like a combination of at least ten different colored glazes, both matte and satiny.  The piece is very detailed using the cuerda seca or dry line method.  The back […]

Vintage Scenic Mexican Tile

On March 23, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Lamosa, Ladrillera Monterrey, Mexico  Circa 1930-1940’s Colorful vintage tile depicts a Mexican man with his donkeys.   Resembles the style of San Jose Potteries of San Antonio, TX.   Black glaze covers the sides. 6″ sq x 3/8″ thick Very good condition; signed Qty = 1 $450  

Vintage Mexican Folk Art Tile

On March 23, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Lamosa, Ladrillera Monterrey, Mexico   Circa 1930-1940’s A Mexican man with his donkey is depicted on this vintage tile.  Multicolored glazes have a satiny finish with some crazing. 6″ sq x 3/8″ thick Good condition; some edge wear/chips; signed Qty = 1 $450    

Vintage Lamosa Tile Table

On September 19, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, Tile Tables, by nancy

Lamosa Ladrillera, Monterrey, Mexico    Circa 1940’s Cute little vintage tile table features a 6″ x 6″ Lamosa tile with a Mexican man carrying a large basket.   Smooth surface and colorful, glossy glazes.   Very old iron base has a curved handle and round plant hanger, with an aged patina.  The opening for a […]

Vintage Lamosa Tile Assortment

On July 5, 2014, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Lamosa Ladrillera, Monterrey, Mexico  Circa 1940’s Here’s a peek at our Lamosa tiles.   We love the images depicting daily life in Mexico and great colorful glazes.    Contact us for specific details or more photos. 6″ – 8″ Great condition Qty = 1 ea $450 – $1000   

Lamosa Vintage Tea Tile

On July 12, 2012, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Lamosa Ladrillera, Monterrey, Mexico  Circa 1940’s A combination of nine matte and glossy glazes cover this round tile depicting a Mexican couple on a low boat or raft.    Nice detailing, made using the cuerda seca or dry line method.  Round edges are glazed. 8.5″ wide x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; minor edge wear […]

Lamosa Scenic Tile/Framed

On April 21, 2011, in Foreign Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by nancy

Lamosa Ladrillera, Monterrey, Mexico     Circa 1940’s Delightful vintage Lamosa tile in a round 8×8 format.  The tile is really well made using 10 high-glazed colors with great separation.  The scene is a Mexican man taking a siesta beside a cactus. His clay pot has the name Ramone on it.  The contemporary, hand-hammered, iron […]

Lamosa Round Tile with Woman

On January 27, 2011, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Lamosa Ladrillera, Monterrry, Mexico   Circa 1940’s Exceptional, rare, polychrome, cuerda seca roundel/tea tile/trivet crafted by the Mexican company Lamosa.   The wonderful design is of a beautiful woman wrapped in a lilac-colored shawl, wearing a traditional, embroidered blouse and balancing a bowl of fruit on her shoulder. The vellum glazes are creamy and vibrant. We understand that this factory’s […]