This sailboat table by Decorative Arts (1927-1933, Hawthorne, CA) is a beauty. I haven't come across too many Dec-Art tiles, and this table might just be the best one they ever made! The scene depicts a tall schooner in the bay, with a silhouette of a Monterey pine on the shore and pink mountains in the background.
Decorative Arts was established in 1927 and published a catalog of their designs the year after. The catalog included 116 different designs in various sizes; all tiles were decorated with decals. Continue reading