San Jose Covered Wagon Tile

On February 28, 2014, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX  Circa 1920-1950 Here is a depiction of an ox-drawn wagon making its way thru the countryside.   The man walks along the side and a woman is riding in the wagon.    San Jose admirers will appreciate the 10 brilliant glazes on this vintage tile. 8  1/4″ square x […]

San Jose Calla Lily Plates

On January 25, 2014, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   Circa 1920’1950’s Beautiful vintage plates feature a large calla lily and four satiny glazes.  The edges have rings and we have two sizes available.   Sold separately. 6.5″  =  10 pcs = $100 each 10″   =  3 pcs =   $200 each Great condition

San Jose Daffodil Tile

On March 30, 2013, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   1920-1950’s Soft glaze colors have a satiny finish on this floral tile with a daffodil.  The tile has a hand made feel with its irregular corners and smooth edges. 5  3/4″ square x 1/2″ thick Great condition; signed, never set Qty = 1 $650

San Jose Mission History & Photos

On November 23, 2012, in American Tiles, Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   Circa 1920-1950’s Ethel Harris established her “Mexican Arts & Crafts” workshop to train and create jobs for Mexican craftsmen while preserving the arts and crafts traditions. The production consisted of wrought iron tile tables, pottery and tiles. The tiles were glazed in very brilliant colors. The images on […]

San Jose Miniature Bowl

On November 20, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   Circa 1920-1950’s Miniature bowls are very collectible among antique lovers.   This vintage bowl is hand thrown and  has a lovely shade of mauve with a glossy finish.    Display this with other San Jose items or any pottery collection. 2  3/4″ wide x 1  3/4″ tall Great […]

San Jose Dogwood Tile

On November 20, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX  Circa 1920-1950’s The dogwood flower was a popular motif with San Jose Mission artists.  This one has lovely turquoise, white and green matte glazing that covers all sides. 4″ square x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; has a corner chip; signed Qty = 1 $340

Mission Tile/San Jose

On November 20, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   Circa 1920-1950’s Excellent workmanship is visible on this vintage, raised-line tile from San Jose Mission.   There is great color separation with the eight glossy glazes that cover all the sides.  We have other versions of this tile; if interested, ask for photos. 4″ square x 1/2″ thick […]

San Jose Scenic Tile

On July 12, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   C1920-1950’s Charming vintage tile from San Jose Mission depicts a Mexican man playing a guitar while riding his burro thru the countryside.   There are about nine bright glaze colors, both matte and glossy and the glaze covers the edges of the tile.  Has the San Jose logo […]

San Jose Rose Tile

On May 5, 2012, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX  1920-1950’s A lovely rose is depicted on this vintage San Jose tile.   Glaze colors are cleverly used to show the shading on the leaves and petals.  The tile has a smooth surface and six glazes.  Crazing adds interest. 6″ square x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; chip on […]

San Jose Floral Plate

On April 7, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   Circa 1920-1950 This hand made vintage plate has a floral pattern we have not seen before.   The simple hand-painted flowers are colorful and whimsical.  Nice satiny mustard glazing covers this thick plate. 8″ wide Great condition Qty = 1 $450

San Jose Mission Ashtray

On January 27, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX  C1920-1950’s A simple, yet charming mission is depicted on this vintage ashtray from San Jose.    It has a smooth surface with five glossy glaze colors. 6  3/4″ x 6″ x 1″ deep Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $375

San Jose Vintage Tile

On December 28, 2011, in American Tiles, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   C1920-1950 Rich deep glossy glaze colors cover this antique geometric tile from San Jose Mission.  Notice the interesting mottled orange glazing on this repeating pattern. 6″ square x 1/2″ thick Good condition; small chip on top edge, some minor surface wear Qty = 1 $250

San Jose Miniature Ruffled Bowl

On March 30, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Pottery, San Antonio, TX  C1930-1950 Adorable signed San Jose nesting bowl with ruffled edges.  The red clay is visible through the high-glazed pale mustard.  We have other nesting bowls in a few sizes and colors.  Can be set inside each other or displayed alone.  Ask for photos.  Sold separately. 4″ x 1  1/2″ […]

San Jose Drip Glaze Vase

On March 30, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

San Jose Mission, San Antonio, TX   C1930-1950 Unusual for San Jose Mission, the multi-colored glazes drip down the sides of the vase.  Glossy shades of green mix with creamy beige with the underlying brown showing through.  Very beautiful and unique.  Signed on bottom. 3″ x 4″ tall Excellent condition; glaze skips from the kiln […]