Markoff Fireplace Tiles-Vintage

On October 27, 2015, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Corp., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 Glossy glazes cover these arched, fireplace tiles.  One is more vibrant than the other and has touches of orange.    We have a variety of designs, so view our other listings here and on our ebay store (link on our main website page).  Sold separately. 8  1/2″ tall x […]

Vintage Markoff Arched Tiles

On October 27, 2015, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Corp., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 These 2 fireplace tiles have the same design with slightly different glazing; one is lighter.   The engobe slip glaze has been buffed to give a worn, antique finish.  Both have matte glaze colors. 8  1/2″ tall x 6″ wide x 1/2″ thick Good condition; never set.  The darker […]

Markoff Vintage Fireplace Tiles

On October 27, 2015, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Tile Corp., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 Her   e are some hard to find individual fireplace surround tiles.   Markoff installations are rarely seen so we are lucky to have an old catalog from this company.  We have 4 matching pieces and a copy of the catalog page for this surround is shown.   […]

Markoff Anchor Tile

On October 24, 2015, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Tile Corp., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 Vintage tile was originally made as a keystone or central tile in a fireplace surround.    It has a mix satiny glazes in shades of brown and beige.  Three dimensional anchor. 6  1/4″ wide at top x 5″ wide at bottom x 5  1/4″ tall Good condition; has some […]

Markoff Vintage Fireplace Tile

On April 26, 2013, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Tile Co., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 A photo in an old Markoff catalog shows these are corner pieces in a fireplace surround.  They have an organic, hand-made feel with their uneven edges, dusty matte glazes and simple fleur de lis pattern.  Use your imagination to display one or two of these handsome tiles!   […]

Markoff Abstract Tile

On March 3, 2012, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Tile, Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 This moulded, engobe glazed tile has been artfully buffed to produce a rusticated patina suggestive of antiquity.  
The abstracted geometric design coupled with the ochre, brick and sage palette contributes to this tile’s distinctive appeal.
  See this same tile in Norman Karlson’s Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles, Region 6, […]

Markoff Fireplace Key Tile

On March 26, 2011, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Tile Corp., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 This tile was made to be the central tile in a fireplace surround.  It has a recessed abstract motif with high-glazed black and cobalt surrounded by mottled beige and tan.  The glaze is thick and gloppy as it drips down the sides. 7  3/4″ x 7  1/4″ tall […]

Markoff Native American Tiles

On March 26, 2011, in California Tiles, by nancy

Markoff Mosaic Tile Corp., Inglewood, CA  1926-1945 Unusual vintage hand-made tiles, made by Markoff.  
These engobe glazed fireplace tiles have the buffed patina characteristic of this maker.
  The interesting glyph-like designs exhibits a possibly Mayan or Native American inspired influence.  Sold separately. Contact us for sizes Very good; with some wear Qty = 1 $125-$150 […]