The cream color is duller and darker in person. I tried to capture the actual color but the camera brighten the lighter cream color. This is still and very nice example of this tile. This tile is in good condition with nearly perfect edges, please look closely at all the pictures. The tile still has mortar on the sides and backing, also some mortar in crevices on the face that could be easily cleaned out with a dental or craft pick.
You clean and frame, you save! This tile may, or may not have the makers mark GRUEBY BOSTON on the back once the mortar has been cleaned off, but there is NO guarantee the makers mark is on the back. I have found about 30% of the tiles I have to sell, have the makers mark on the back.
All our Grueby tiles are 100% authentic. This tile was rescued from the indoor pool surround at Magee mansion in Bloomsburg PA. Constructed in 1947 and can be seen being removed by one of our craftsman below. You may check out additional Grueby tiles in varies sizes and designs we have listed by CLICKING HERE. These would look great in any collection!They are not making any more of these... What's out there, is all that there will ever be. These would look great in any collection, setting or project! Please view our other items for more 4" x 4" and 6" x 6" Grueby Tiles removed from the same location by CLICKING HERE! Beginning in 1898, focusing primarily on art pottery vases, he introduced his own version of French matte finishes, including the matte green finish that became his signature work. The popularity of his work, however, spawned mass market competition and eventually resulted in the company's demise in 1909. Grueby emerged from bankruptcy and began limited production runs that included statues, pottery, and tiles, before the company closed for good in 1920. This company specialized in architectural tiles, brick and Terracotta.
They were renowned for the matte green glaze which can be found in the 50th Street station. The company, which became even better known for its art pottery, was bought out by the C. Pardee Works in Perth Amboy, New Jersey in 1917. It closed completely in 1938.The Grueby Faience Company produced many of the larger and more distinctive plaques: the ships at Columbus Circle; the eagle at 33rd Street; the beaver at Astor Place; as well as numerous decorative name and number plaques at Brooklyn Bridge, Bleeker Street, 14th, 18th, 42nd, 50th, 103rd, 110th and 116th Streets ___ _______________________ ___. MD Architectural Rescue has an ever changing collection of collectibles, petroliana, architectural and industrial artifacts, surplus, antiques, unusual decorative objects, new old stock, vintage automotive, re-purposed and rescued items.
We specialize in reclamation, re-purposing and sales of these items. Mark us in your favorites and check back often! You may choose at check out. For a quote please provide us your. Whether it's a business or residence.
If you have a fork lift or dock or will need a lift gate truck. (295) near the Casino and Stadiums. Once the sale is complete we will certainly give you our exact address for local pick-up purposes. If for any reason you are unhappy with your.
Md Architectural Rescue is a different type of recycling company. And surrounding areas since 1996.After starting out rescuing fireplace mantles and cast iron door locks from construction dumpsters, we have opened our eyes to may types of waste that are often over looked and fall through the cracks. Our focus is and always will be vintage items of the highest quality. But with our eyes now open we put a lot of effort in bringing you high end collectibles from every industry available and at a very reasonable price.
All our items are salvaged and are for the most part American Made. One week we could be in an old School, Brewery, Factory, and the following week at a Shipyard or Power plant, you just never know. Also, one day we may be removing Vintage lighting, the next day Signs and Vintage blueprints and the following day cleaning out a machine shop or high end parts room. We also run two additional stores. If you are looking for unique and interesting glass pieces, check out our sister site balmerglass.If you are looking for, or are in need of and industrial parts and supplies, check out our other sister site mdindustrialsalvage. And as always, you can check out more of my interesting finds here at mdarchitecturalrescue. To check out my store. The item "VERY RARE Grueby Pottery Tile MONK with BOOK Blue & Cream 6x6 (SAVE U FRAME)" is in sale since Friday, February 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Tiles". The seller is "mdarchitecturalrescue" and is located in Baltimore, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.