Mexican/Portuguese Tile Fountain

On July 18, 2018, in Customer Photos, Fountains, by nancy

This installation is made up of a combination of Mexican tiles and Portuguese tiles.  The 2 different blue and white patterns works well together!  Click on photo below to enlarge.  

Antique Hand-Painted Tile – Mexico

On May 18, 2018, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa  1920’s Very old tile has a floral/leaf pattern within a diagonal frame.   Soft colors on a smooth surface.   Beveled edges. 5  1/2″ x  5  1/2″ x 1/2″ thick Good condition; has some edge chips/wear Qty = 1 $65  

Colorful Mexican Vintage Tiles

On May 15, 2018, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1920-1930’s This assortment of tile has the same hand-painted pattern but with different glazing.  These are all old, have a smooth surface with satiny finish and beveled edges.   Sold separately. 4  3/8″ x 4  3/8″ x  1/2″ thick Very good condition; varies per tile Qty = as shown $65 each […]

Salvaged Tile from Mexico

On October 27, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico   Circa 1920-1940’s These salvaged Mexican floral tiles have matte glaze colors on a smooth surface.   There is some mortar on some of the edges.  We have 3 pcs in last photo that have a cut edge.  Could be used if tiles have to be cut to fit. 5  1/2″ sq […]

Mexican Handmade Tile Antique

On October 27, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico     Circa 1920-1930’s Handprints are evident on the back of this antique Mexican tile with its colorful hand-painted floral motif.  The tile has beveled edges and a smooth surface. 5  1/2″ sq x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; never set.  Surface has a few glaze pops. Qty = 1 $75   […]

Mexican Vintage Tile

On October 4, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico   circa 1950-1960’s Bright yellow and cobalt pattern is accented with white.  Tile has a smooth surface with glossy finish.    We have a small amount; can add color and design to any installation.    Sold separately. 4  3/4″ sq x 1/4″ thick Good condition; some edge wear Qty = 8 pcs […]

Vintage Mexican Border Tiles

On July 18, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico    circa 1920’s Hand painted with glossy and matte glazes.   These vintage border tiles can be used as a border to an installation or incorporated into the design of a back splash etc.   We regret that our quantities are limited as they are hard to find.  See our other listing […]

Mexican Border Tiles Vintage

On July 18, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1920’s Hand-painted vintage border tiles from Mexico are getting harder to find.   They have an organic feel and aesthetic that cannot be copied by tile makers today.    One can even see indentations on the backs of fingers that molded the clay.  We have a limited amount of several different patterns. […]

Colorful Mexican Tile

On February 3, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1930’s Four bright glaze colors pop against the off-white background.   This vintage tile has a smooth surface with crazing. 5  3/4″ sq x 3/8″ thick Good condition; some wedge wear Qty = 2 $75 each  

Mexican Vintage Field Tile

On December 22, 2012, in Field Tiles, Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico, circa 1920-1930’s We have about 100 pieces of this little two color tile from Mexico.  Can be arranged in a number of clever ways to create a back splash, frame a mirror, line a tile table or use as a border around a scenic tile.   Smooth surface has both matte and […]

Antique Mexican Tile

On December 20, 2012, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico     circa 1920 Three flowers decorate this antique tile from Mexico.   It has a smooth surface with colorful satiny glazes and crazing.   We’re happy to have 19 pieces as antique/vintage tile from Mexico is getting harder to find. 5  3/4″ square x 1/2″ thick Great condition; varies per tile […]

Mexican Geometric Tile

On April 20, 2011, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Mexico     Circa 1920’s This Mexican vintage tile has a combination of matte and semi-gloss finishes.  The geometric pattern was made using medium blue, brown, creamy white and green glazes.  Beveled sides and crazing. 4  1/2″ square x 5/8″ thick Good condition Qty = 8 $65 each

Mexican Floral Tile

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

Unknown Tile Maker, Mexico   Circa 1920’s We love old Mexican tiles and unfortunately, they are getting harder to find.   This one has glossy glazes in cobalt, creamy off-white, brown, yellow and green in the center.  The edges are beveled and crazing adds to its charm. 5 1/2″ square x 1/2″ thick Great condition; […]