California Art Tile Co., Richmond, CA  1922-1956

This is a very attractive, deeply molded antique tile from Norman Karlson’s collection.  It has fine matte glazing of dusty blue/gray and buff.  Lots of great details in the main floral motif plus the border.   As stated in his Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles, “California Art Tile was one of Northern California’s most prolific and artistic tile makings”.  See this tile on page 104, Region 5.

5 1/2″ square x 3/4″

Great condition, has some surface wear.

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