California Faience Rare Vintage Arts & Crafts Pottery. No Signs of Cracks or Damage. California Faience produced two kinds of tiles, decorative and architectural.
The decorative tiles were known as tea tiles and basically served the purpose of being a trivet, protecting furniture from being burned from hot teapots and other hot objects. Tea tiles could have a simple or ornate design. Some were also framed and hung on walls like paintings. Botanical subjects were common, flowers such as California Poppy, Irises and Morning Glories especially.Birds such as peacocks or geese were another common theme on tiles. Architectural forms also appeared on tiles, including depictions of Carmel Mission (Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo) and Sather Tower located on the campus of University of California, Berkeley. Landscapes, ships, geometric designs, trees as well as people were other features on tiles.
Architectural tiles were both decorated and plain in their appearance. The item "Vintage California Faience Rare Vintage Arts & Crafts Pottery Tile" is in sale since Wednesday, August 15, 2018.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\California Pottery". The seller is "billshort1" and is located in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
This item can be shipped to United States.