Pillin Covered Ceramic Box

On April 23, 2020, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA 1948-1992 Charming vintage ceramic box has delicate painted birds on the lid. Polia studied art and ceramics and applied her talent to her ceramic works. 5″ long x 4″ wide x 1 3/4″ tall Great condition; signed Qty = 1 $525

Bauer Individual Coffee Pot

On February 28, 2020, in Pottery, by nancy

From the plain ware line comes this individual vintage coffee pot. Glossy jade green glazing and nice features. Lid has opening for steam. We also have one with cobalt glaze-ask for photos if interested. 5 1/2″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 $325

Round Decorative Tea Tile

On January 9, 2020, in American Tiles, by nancy

Unknown Tile Maker Circa 1920-1930 Lovely vintage tile has raised lines separating the multiple glazes and creating the pattern. Finishes are a mix of matte and glossy. Felt back with hook-ready to hang. 7″ wide x 3/8″ thick Great condition Qty = 1 $175

Blended Pacific Pottery

On November 7, 2019, in Pottery, by nancy

Pacific Clay Products, Los Angeles, CA 1881-1940 Very collectible pieces have Pacific’s sought-after blended glazing. Introduced by the company in the mid-1920’s, this unique process was developed by Harold Johnson. Here are tall vase, large mixing bowl, 3 small bowls similar to the bowl and 1 additional small bowl. Contact us for more photos/details. Vase […]

Claycraft Scenic Installation

On November 2, 2019, in California Tiles, Customer Photos, by nancy

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA 1921-1939 Photo received from one of our customers who purchased the unset scenic tiles from us along with the small Malibu border tiles. A beautiful combination for this installation.

Rare Antique Rossman Tile

On July 20, 2019, in American Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Rossman, New York, NY  1908-1930 Before this company was acquired by Beaver Falls Art Tile, it had been established in NY.   Rossman created very unique tiles, well made with raised lines creating the patterns.   The tile has matte glazing and various triangle shapes.  Last photo taken from Norman Karlson’s book:  American Art Tile […]

Malibu Tile Pool Install

On July 18, 2019, in Customer Photos, Miscellaneous Items, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Our vintage Malibu pillow tiles were used in combination with contemporary tiles to decorate the top edge of this Calabassas swimming pool.     The variegated glazes on the pillow tiles create a dazzling look, especially placed on the diagonal.   We have a large number of genuine Malibu pillow tiles in many many colors! […]

California Art Tile Co. Floral Tile

On July 11, 2019, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

California Art Tile Company, Richmond, CA  1922-1956 Very 3-dimensional floral motif covers this vintage Cal Art tile.   Soft, muted glazes have a satiny finish.  Last photo is an old catalog page from this company showing this pattern. 5  3/4″ x 5  3/4″ x 3/4″ thick Very good condition; some minor surface wear and small […]

Vintage Pencil Liner Tile Assortment

On July 5, 2019, in American Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

We have acquired thousands of thin, decorative pencil liner tiles!    Many of them are in small quantities but could be mixed/matched to create an interesting installation-see last photo.  Can be used in a number of projects.   Not shown are solid colors-we have many in a variety of colors, widths and thicknesses.   Prices […]

Pair of D&M Vintage Tile Tables

On July 3, 2019, in California Tiles, Tile Tables, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

D & M Tile Co., Los Angeles, CA  1928-1939 Tile tables come in a multitude of sizes, styles and tile colors.   Here is a pair using D&M tiles in  wood base.   We prefer to sell these 2 together, but we do have a single table with the same tiles in darker wood.   […]