Vintage Tile Trivet with Moorish Star

On March 24, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 Vintage Mosaic (MTC) tile has an interlocking geometric pattern known as Moorish star.   This is a transfer or decal set onto the clay.  Tile has a smooth, glossy surface with 4 feet on the back.  We also have a smaller tile like this, listed separately. 6″ sq x […]

Moorish Star on Vintage Tile

On March 24, 2017, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Co., Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 This is a decal or transfer tile with a Moorish star pattern in dark colors.    The popular pattern was used by many tile makers. 4  1/4″ sq x 5/8″ thick Great condition; signed, never set Qty = 2 pcs $45 each  

MTC Geometric Vintage Tile

On November 22, 2016, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 This vintage tile is simple yet attractive with its molded geometric pattern and matte glaze.   We like the rustic patina, not sure if the tile was made that way, or if the blue glaze has worn off. 3  3/4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; signed, never […]

Mosaic Tile Co. Vintage Tile

On November 18, 2016, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH   1894-1972 This old tile has an unusual style with very glossy glazing that has craze lines mostly in the center.  It has a mid-century, modernistic feel. 4  1/4″ sq x 5/8″ thick Great condition; signed, never set Qty = 1 $40  

MTC Vintage Geometric Tile

On February 7, 2014, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 Superior tile making is evident on this vintage tile with Moorish-inspired geometric pattern.  Raised lines separate the 5 matte glazes.    Although this is one of 4 tiles that make up the Moorish Star pattern, it is interesting enough to stand on its own. 6″ square x 3/4″ thick […]

Mosaic Vintage Mauve Field Tile

On August 15, 2013, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 This is a vintage signed Mosaic field tile in a very sought-after color:    mauve.    So many bathrooms in older homes were tiled with mauve and black and now we have enough salvaged tile for a small installation or repair job.  It’s hard to match tile by looking […]

Vintage Mosaic Tile Medley

On November 15, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 Here we have an assortment of vintage 3″ tiles from MTC.    Lots of variations and interesting tiles, too many to list individually.   Some made with white clay, others red.   Some signed.   If interested, contact us!   Sold separately. 3 3/4″ square x 1/2″ thick Great […]

Mosaic Leaf Tile

On November 9, 2012, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 A combination of matte and glossy glazes add to the simple charm of this vintage tile from Mosaic.  Three leaves overlap creating an interesting look. 4  1/4″ square x 1/2″ thick Great condition; signed Qty = 1 $50

Gray Field Tile/Mosaic Tile Co.

On October 10, 2012, in Field Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH   1894-1972 Solid gray field tile has a matte finish.   We have enough on hand to cover about 5 sq ft.   Use alone or combine with other colors; we also have pale mint green in this size.   Contact us for photos/info. 2  3/4″ square x 1/2″ thick […]

Mosaic Vintage Decorated Tile

On August 31, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 This chunky tile with its rich red clay is from one of Ohio’s well known tile makers.  The raised design has a satiny blue glazing while the recessed area has a matte speckled mix of beige and burnt orange.  Marked 2156 on the back. 6″ square x 3/4″ thick […]

MTC Vintage Field Tiles

On February 3, 2012, in Field Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 We have a supply of these old field tiles with satiny smooth glazes.   Contact us for more photos, information or large quantity discount.   Individual quantities below.  Priced individually. 4  1/4″ square x 5/8″ thick Great condition; never set Pale pink =  45 pieces Salmon = 49 pieces […]

Mosaic Tile Co. Geometric

On February 1, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 A Persian design is the inspiration for this antique tile from Mosaic Tile Company.    There are six colors on a smooth surface with a satiny finish.   MTC was the second largest tile maker in the US, with American Encaustic being the largest. 6″ square x 5/8″ thick […]

Mosaic Miniature Tile

On January 14, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Co., Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 We have hundreds of these tiny vintage tiles with matte black glaze on red clay.  Use your imagination to come up with ways to use these little gems.  Will provide an exact count if anyone has a large project to use them on; plus a quantity discount. 1″ square […]

Mosaic Windmill Tile

On April 15, 2011, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Co., Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 This is a decal or transfer tile made by transferring the paper image onto the pre-fired ceramic, which is then fired again.  The windmill is the prominent feature, with a sailboat in the background, and fleur de lys in the corners.  The original paper label is affixed to the […]

Mosaic Stylized Galleon Tile

On March 17, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 This vintage Mosaic tile has their version of the popular Galleon motif.  The bright glazes are thick and rich with a slight sheen to the finish.  Notice the nice texture of the brown glaze.  The galleon and the white waves are raised on a background of cobalt blue. 6″ […]

Mosaic Tile Co. Molding

On March 8, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

Mosaic Tile Company, Zanesville, OH  1894-1972 Very unique border or molding tile with high-glazed black combined with matte orange.  What a statement this would make!  We have enough on hand to cover 270″ or 22.5 linear feet; sold separately. 6″ x 3″ x 1  3/4″ deep Very good condition Qty = 45 $40 each   […]