Calco (California Clay Products), So. Gate, CA  1923-1932

Calco made a wide variety of tiles and here is one example of their work.  This 3-dimensional tile depicts their version of a Mayan face.  It has matte buff glaze with a rough, pitted feel.  This same tile is shown in Norman Karlson’s Encyclopedia of American Art Tile, Region 6, page 102.

2 3/4″ square x 3/4″ thick

Very good condition, never set

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