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.

Magnificent Claycraft Scenic Tile

On October 20, 2018, in California Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 Here is an outstanding example of tile work from California’s golden era.    A rural country setting is depicted, featuring a thatched-roof cottage with castle in the background.   Abundant with details, the tile is self framed and has several matte glaze colors.    The image is on the […]

Claycraft Yucca Tile

On October 19, 2018, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 A blooming yucca plant is depicted on this vintage Claycraft tile.  Soft, muted glaze colors have a matte finish. 7  3/4″ x 3  3/4″ x 5/8″ thick Very good condition; some clay missing from back corner Qty = 1 $500

Desert Cactus Tiles by Claycraft

On October 10, 2018, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 Vintage relief tiles by Claycraft depict a cactus in a desert setting.  Matte glazes are mostly muted colors.   Self framed.   Sold separately.  Last photo was taken from Norman Karlson’s Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles, Region 6, page 153. 7 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ x 1/2″ thick Great […]

Claycraft Fruit Bowl Vintage Tile

On February 7, 2018, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 Very 3-dimensional vintage tile depicts a footed bowl containing a variety of fruit.   Self framed with a raised border.   The finish on this tile is not original; someone darkened the surface.  Original finish would be pale ‘dusty’ looking glaze colors.  Some of the dark finish is peeling […]

Claycraft Vintage Corbels

On July 21, 2017, in California Tiles, Miscellaneous Items, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA   1921-1939 We have individual corbels for sale.   None of these really make a pair.  The two front ones are very close but not exact.  They have been salvaged and have some mortar on the backs.   The scenic corbel depicts a Spanish home; has visible chips on front. […]

Claycraft Tall Tree/Mission Tiles

On May 13, 2017, in California Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 Tall vintage relief tiles depict a mission by a river with a tall tree in the foreground.   Claycraft is known for artistically-designed tiles with images of California landscapes.    Some are more colorful than others.   Can be framed, set into a fireplace surround or any other installation. […]

Spanish Patio Scene by Claycraft

On March 30, 2017, in California Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 Large vintage relief tile depicts a courtyard or patio of a Spanish style building.  Has many artistic and creative details, such as the animal face spitter on the side of the fountain.  Notice the design of the large ornate door and details in the shadows of the arches.   […]

Claycraft Floral Border Tiles

On February 11, 2017, in California Tiles, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 Here is a pretty border tile with raised lines creating the repeating floral motif and separating the multiple glaze colors.    We have a small amount that could be used to enhance any installation. 3 3/4″ x 1 3/4″ x 1/2″ thick Good condition Qty = 13 $40 for […]

Claycraft Spanish Galleon Panel

On January 3, 2017, in California Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA  1921-1939 A majestic sailing ship is depicted on this vintage Claycraft tile panel.   Tiles have a bright glazed finish with raised lines separating the multiple colors.    This wonderful panel can be part of a larger installation, can be set and framed etc. 17 1/4″ sq x 5/8″ thick […]