Marblehead Unglazed Tile

On March 27, 2015, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Marblehead Pottery, Marblehead, MA  1904-1936 From Norman Karlson’s collection comes this vintage tile with stylized peacocks.   It was never glazed so we assume it was left over when the pottery closed??  Marblehead’s logo is clearly incised on the back and Mr. Karlson affixed his label.   009-is the number he assigned to this pottery […]

Vintage Bowl from Marblehead

On March 26, 2015, in Pottery, by nancy

Marblehead Pottery, Marblehead, MA  1904-1936 Matte blue-gray glaze has a speckled appearance with touches of blue.  This hand-thrown bowl has a nice classic shape that works well in the home or office.   Ridges from the potter’s wheel can be seen on the interior.  Incised on the bottom with Marblehead’s familiar logo, a sailing ship […]

Marblehead Vintage Vase

On November 16, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Marblehead Pottery, Marblehead, MA  1904-1936 The glazing on this beautiful piece is quite nice with it’s mottled blue and green in a matte finish.   It has an interesting pattern inside the top lip and there are spots of  mustard splattered about (not chips or glaze skips).  Perfect for Arts & Crafts home or office. […]

Marblehead Antique Vase

On February 17, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Marblehead Pottery, Marblehead, MA  1904-1936 This wonderful pottery was started as a handicraft program/therapeutic center for the sanitarium that was established in 1904.  The pottery’s wares were glazed in soft matte colors on classical shapes.  This  vintage vase has an interesting glaze, mottled mustard and green on a simple hand-thrown form. 5  1/2″ x 3 […]

Marblehead Galleon Tile

On January 23, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

This fantastic relief tile depicts a classic Marblehead motif of a galleon in full sail on a swirling sea.