Antique Spanish Border Tile Assortment

On November 9, 2017, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Made in Spain, circa 1700-1900’s These antique border tiles are all from Norman Karlson’s collection; a result of his many years of traveling and acquiring old tiles.  Each has its own character and charm; and all we have left is what is shown here.  Sold separately. sizes range from 3×5″ to 4×7″ Good condition; have […]

4-Tile Set from Spain

On October 31, 2017, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Spain, circa late 1800-early 1900’s These antique tiles have a smooth surface with colorful leaf motif.  Can be laid out in a couple of ways. 10  1/2″ x 10  1/2″ x 3/8″ thick Good condition; has chips and wear due to age Qty = 1 set = 4 $160 set  

Antique Spanish Tile with Urn

On October 28, 2017, in Miscellaneous Items, by nancy

Made in Spain We are unsure how old this Spanish tile is, but we know from the corner we can see on the back that it was made in Spain.   There is a smooth surface with multiple colors depicting a large urn with flowers. 6″ x 6″ x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; mortar […]

Tiles with Spanish People

On October 21, 2017, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Spain    Circa early 1900’s We just acquired a large amount of unset antique tiles from Spain.   All have depictions of Spanish people, knights, etc.   Some may even be Don Quixote characters.  Hard to show them all. 2  3/4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; never set $20 each    

Spanish Tile by M. Ramos Rejano

On July 15, 2017, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Manuel Ramos Rejano, Seville, Spain    late 1800’s – mid 1900’s Bright blue and white glazes cover this vintage Spanish tile.   Raised lines separate the colors and create the floral, Moorish-influenced pattern.  The tiles from this company decorate many buildings around the world. 10  3/4″ long x 5  1/2″ wide x 1/2″ thick Very […]

Mensaque Rodriguez Spanish Tile

On December 1, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Mensaque Rodriguez, Seville, Spain   circa early 1900’s This scenic tile from Spain depicts a man and women in a park-like setting.   It has many glossy glaze colors separated  by resist lines.  Self framed. 7  3/4″ sq x 1/2″ thick Good condition; has some edge chips/wear and a surface chip (near the man’s knee). […]

Don Quixote Tile from Spain

On December 1, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Mensaque Rodriguez, Seville, Spain, circa early 1900’s Antique tile depicts a scene from Don Quixote, the story of a Spanish gentleman, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.   Resist lines separate the many glossy glaze colors. 5  1/2″ sq x 1/2″ thick Good condition, […]

Azulejo Antiguo Espanol

On November 3, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Spain, circa 17th century Very very old tile was most likely made to be a border tile, but is lovely enough to stand on its own.   The background is matte and the colorful glazes are glossy. 5  1/4″ sq x 1″ thick Great condition for its age; minor edge wear. Qty = […]

Spanish Tile Set Pickman

On January 28, 2016, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Pickman SA, Seville, Spain   Circa late 1800’s This 2-tile set of antique tiles has an unusual repeating pattern.   Raised lines create the design and separate the 4 satiny glaze colors. each tile = 10″ x 5″ x 1/2″ thick Good condition; some chips and wear.   Glaze pops. Qty = 1 set of […]

Vintage Moroccan Tile

On November 12, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, by nancy

Made in Morocco   circa 1920’s or later These old tiles have a smooth surface with a colorful pattern.   We have just enough for a small project.   In addition to the number of tiles shown, we have a few chipped ones that could be used if any tile needs to be cut to […]

Spanish Antique Tile

On September 16, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Made in Spain   Circa 1800’s There are 4 satiny glazes on this antique tile from Spain.   Smooth surface and attractive pattern. 7  1/2″ sq x  3/4″ thick Good condition; has wear appropriate to its antiquity Qty = 1 $125  

Antique Pickman & Co. Spanish Tile

On August 26, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Pickman & Company, Seville, Spain     1841-? This award-winning tile company produced high-quality tiles that won them the “Gran Medalla Oro Paris” in 1878, which is stamped on the back of their tiles.    Here is one of their brightly-glazed tiles with raised lines separating the colors.   Depicted are pomegranates and flowering vines […]

Antique Floral Tile Set from Spain

On July 9, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Made in Spain   circa 17th century     We have 2 sets of these very old chunky tiles with rich glaze colors and intricate design.   The tiles have an aged patina appropriate to their antiquity, which adds character and charm. 10″ sq x 1″ thick Good condition; distressed Qty = 2 sets $290 […]

Antique Tile Set from Spain

On January 9, 2015, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Made in Spain, circa 17th century Wonderful 4-tile set has multiple glaze colors with a 3-dimensional floral motif.  From the collection of Norman Karlson, tile expert, who traveled all over the world searching for interesting antique tiles.   Because of its age, it is distressed, but in a pleasing way!  Each tile measures 5×5″. Good […]

Spanish Tin-Glazed Polychrome Tile

On October 1, 2011, in Foreign Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Made in Spain,  circa 1850 Antique Spanish ceramic tiles like these are fast becoming rarer and harder to find. Adding in the fact that these tiles are of the highest quality makes their scarcity even more dramatic. These frieze or border tiles in a spectacular polychrome cuenca depict a satyr (probably the god Pan) flanked […]