Hexagon Field Tiles

Hexagon Field TilesThese vintage hexagon tiles have incredible matte glazes. There is a lot of variation within the tiles of each color, and the speckled glazes are not uniform. The tiles are quite thick (1/2") and are made of white porous clay.

I was told that they were likely made by Calco (1923 - 1932), the pottery company in South Gate, CA, that was started by Rufus Keeler. Keeler later went to work for Malibu Potteries. He was known to be a big fan of experimenting with glazes, especially in rich colors.

I have quite a few of these in two different sizes and a number of different colors. I'll have to think of a good project to use them!

  • Dimensions of the larger tiles: 4 1/2" diameter, 2 3/8" side, 1/2" thick
  • Dimensions of the smaller tiles: 3 1/2" diameter, 1 3/4" side, 1/2" thick
  • Acquired: Fresno, California, June 2013

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