Tudor Vintage Vase

On December 21, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Tudor Tiles, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 Although this company mainly focused on tile making, we sometimes come across their pottery.   This miniature vase has matte blue glaze with some mottled green.  It has two little handles and rings around the bottom. 3  3/4″ tall x 2  1/4″ at its widest Excellent condition Qty = […]

Tudor Vintage 4-Tile Set

On November 22, 2016, in California Tiles, by nancy

Tudor Tiles, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 This vintage tile set has a colorful, Moorish-inspired pattern that could be laid out in different ways.   Tiles have a smooth, glossy surface and 5 glaze colors.  Use for a tile table, back splash etc.   Even looks good when arranged in a linear pattern. each tile = […]

Tudor Spanish Tiles

On October 21, 2016, in California Tiles, by nancy

Tudor Tiles, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 This Spanish-influenced design looks pretty on its own or combined with other tiles in an installation.   There are 5 satiny glaze colors with crazing on red clay. Sold separately. 6″ sq x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; varies per tile.  Some small chips and edge wear. Qty = […]

Tudor Floral Tile

On October 21, 2016, in California Tiles, by nancy

Tudor Tiles, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 This vintage floral tile has bright glaze colors, a smooth glossy finish and crazing.  Although Tudor is probably not as well know as Taylor or D&M, their tiles are in many installations around the Los Angeles area. 6″ sq x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; minor edge wear Qty […]

Tudor Scenic Tile

On June 14, 2014, in California Tiles, by nancy

Tudor Tiles, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 Many buff-colored clay tiles from this company resemble the matte finished art tiles of Claycraft.   That is because George Skee, the superintendent and owner of Tudor, worked for Claycraft before coming to Tudor.    Here is a very 3-dimensional, scenic tile with soft, muted glaze colors.  Nice detailing around the […]

Vintage Tudor Tile Trivet

On February 28, 2013, in California Tiles, by nancy

Tudor Tile, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 A delightful scene is depicted on this vintage Tudor tile set in iron.  A Mexican hombre sits near his campfire with either a full moon or setting sun.  There are six satiny glazes on a smooth surface.  The ironwork may be contemporary. 5  3/4″ square x 2  1/2″ tall […]

Tudor Medallion Tile/Black

On November 20, 2012, in California Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Tudor Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1931 This is another version of a vintage Tudor tile depicting a rosette or medallion.   Very glossy black glazing covers the 3-dimensional flower. 3  3/4″ square x 1/2″ thick Very good condition; some corner and minor surface wear; signed Qty = 1 $40  

Tudor Vintage Medallion Tile

On November 20, 2012, in California Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by nancy

Tudor Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1931 Although not in business for very long, Tudor produced some handsome tiles.   Here is an example of a deeply-molded, high-glazed tile with a floral motif.  See one similar to this in Norman Karlson’s Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles, Region 6, page 280.  We also have one with black […]

Tudor Mug

On May 12, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Tudor, Los Angeles, CA  1927-1939 Tudor is probably more well know for their great tiles, but also had pottery lines.   In 1934 Tudor announced it was switching from tiles to pottery and giftware.  This glazing on this mug is thick and drippy with green and bright orange. 4″ tall Excellent condition Qty = 1 […]