Moravian Vintage Tile-Man Picking Apples

On March 15, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present A man is filling his basket with apples on this vintage tile from Moravian.   It’s one of the early figure tiles representing seasonal activities.  This line is very charming and collectible.   See our other figures. 4″ x 4″ x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set […]

Moravian Vintage Tile-Man Cutting Tree

On March 15, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present Charming vintage tile shows a man about to chop a tree.    This is one of Moravian’s early figure tiles.  Has glossy glazes, except for his face, arm and hands.   Collect them all! 4  1/4″ x 4″ x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set. Qty = […]

Moravian Vintage Tile-Man Picking Grapes

On March 15, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present Here is an early tile from Moravian’s series on figures.  A man is depicted picking grapes.  Very 3 dimensional and has glossy glazes. 4  1/4″ x 4″ x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; minor bottom edge chips.   Never set. Qty = 1 $99  

Moravian Vintage Flower Tiles

On March 15, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present Here is a sampling of vintage tiles from Moravian, possibly from the Brocade line.   All are adorable and very collectible.   A few have bottom edge chips – shown in photos. 2″ x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; never set Qty = as shown $25 each […]

Moravian Vintage Santa Maria Tile

On September 30, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile, Doylestown, PA  1898-present A depiction of the sailing ship “Santa Maria” is the focus of this vintage Moravian tile.   Very three dimensional with glossy glazes.    Circa 1920’1930’s. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 1 $125  

Moravian Vintage Mayflower Tile

On September 30, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile, Doylestown, PA  1898-present Many ship tiles were designed at Moravian over the years.    This one is the Mayflower; a handsome depiction with raised image.  Glazes are glossy. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; minor edge wear Qty = 1 $125  

Moravian Vintage Sagittarius Tile

On September 30, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present Sagittarius tile is one of 12 designed by Henry Chapmen Mercer, during his years at Moravian.    Glossy glazes cover the raised design.    Circa 1920-1930’s.  We also have Scorpio listed separately. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 1 $125  

Moravian Vintage Scorpio Tile

On September 30, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present From the zodiac sign tile series, originally designed by Henry Chapman Mercer, this is his version of Scorpio.   Nice 3-dimensional pattern with glossy glazes.  We also have the Sagittarius tile listed separately. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set Qty = 1 $125  

Moravian Vintage Knight Tile

On September 30, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present This vintage knight tile is from a 5-tile series “Canterbury Tales”.    The image is raised and the glazes are glossy.    See our Doctor tile from this series. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Good condition; small edge/corner chips Qty = 1 $125    

Moravian Vintage Doctor Tile

On September 30, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA  1898-present This is one of 5 tiles from Moravian’s Canterbury Tales series.   Entitled Doctor, it is very 3 dimensional with satiny glazes.  We also have the Knight tile from this series-listed separately.   Circa 1920-1930’s. 4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Good condition; small edge/corner chips Qty = […]

Moravian Vintage Flower Tile

On December 29, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Moravian Pottery & Tile, Doylestown, PA  1898-present Lovely vintage Lotus in terra cotta signed tile from Moravian.  This heavy-relief tile depicts a naively modeled lotus flower in a pedestal vase.  The charmingly folkloric quality of the design is characteristic of this acclaimed tile maker.  Pictured on P.224 of Norman Karlson’s Encyclopedia of American Art Tile […]