American Encaustic Moorish Tile Set

On January 24, 2019, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co.,  Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 4-tile set from AET’s LA plant has raised lines separating the vibrant glaze colors.   Tiles can be laid out in a few ways, including horizontally.  Last photo shows this pattern that appears in Norman Karlson’s “Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles.” Each tile is 6″ x 6″ […]

Victorian Border Tiles

On May 30, 2018, in American Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

AET, Beaver Falls, Cambridge, Old Bridge, Trent These are just some of the old tile companies who made these antique border tiles.  Each one has a beauty of its own.  Unfortunately we do not have quantities of the patterns other than what is shown here.  Some of our customers get creative and combine several patterns […]

Water Lily or Lotus Flower Tile

On November 22, 2016, in American Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH  1875-1935 Lotus blossoms and/or water lilies were often depicted on vintage tiles.   Here is one from AET with satiny blue glazing.  The flower is recessed into the clay and raised lines can be felt on the surface.  We also have one in pale mauve.   Although these came […]

AETCO Vintage Floral Tile

On November 19, 2016, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Company, Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 Jewel-like glaze colors decorate the floral motif on this vintage tile.  Although it is stamped with “Galloway Tile Co, Pasadena, Calif”, the tile was made by AET.   Perhaps the Galloway store was a distributor for AET’s tile. 4 1/4″ sq x 3/8″ thick Great condition; signed, […]

Moorish Tile from AETCO

On November 11, 2016, in California Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 Bright colors are outlined with wide brown lines creating a Moorish-influenced pattern.   This vintage tile has a smooth surface and mix of matte and satiny glazes.  Although part of a larger pattern, this tile looks good displayed on the diagonal.  Can be seen in Norman Karlson’s […]

Antique Border Tiles-AET

On November 21, 2015, in American Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH  1875-1935 We have many antique border tiles, just one of each that can stand on its own as a piece of art, a paper weight etc.   Here are a few examples. 6″ x 3″ x 1/2″ thick Great condition; varies per tile Qty = 1 each $50 – […]

Vintage Contoured Flower Tile

On July 30, 2015, in California Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 Lovely vintage tile has three dimensional leaves and central flower.  Glossy glazes.  Originally made to be on the top row of an installation.   This comes from Norman Karlson’s collection and can be seen in his Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles, Region 6, page 29. 5 3/4″ […]

Contoured Flower Tile-AET

On July 30, 2015, in California Tiles, Norman Karlson Collection, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 Here is another one of our vintage AET flower tiles with contoured top edge.  It has glossy glazes and is deeply molded.  We have others, some shown in photos below.   Contact us if interested in seeing more photos.  Norman Karlson entrusted his vast collection of tiles […]

AETCO-LA Water Lily Tiles

On April 18, 2015, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

AETCO-LA American Encaustic Tiling Co., Los Angeles, CA  1919-1933 In addition to their plant in Zanesville, OH, AET also made tile in California.    Here is our collection of vintage water lily tiles.   All have multi-colored glazes, some matte, some glossy or a combination of each.  Raised lines separate the colors.  Sold separately or […]

AETCO Floral Tiles Vintage

On April 17, 2015, in American Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

American Encaustic Tiling Co., Zanesville, OH  1875-1935 We have 2 variations of this vintage raised-line tile with multiple glaze colors.  The matte finish is offset by some glossy colors and the tiles are self framed.  Contact us if interested.   Will sell separately. 6″ sq x 1/2″ thick Great condition; minor edge/corner wear; signed, never […]