Hillside Pot Pink and Black Tiles CA480 SOLD

CA480-6

Rare and popular, the Hillside pots are often copied but never matched. Hillside pots exemplify the golden age of California pottery, 1929-1935. They were all made from a specific blend of ground granite and other varieties of stone creating a very distinctive looking and durable cement that allowed their craftsmen to create a great variety of ...

Hearst Castle Garden Urns, Italian Terra Cotta Co. Los Angeles, pair 1910-20s CA416

CA416-4

At 19.5" high and 17" at their widest (at the handles), these handsome glazed terra cotta urns were ordered by the architect Julia Morgan for the fabled Hearst Castle at San Simeon. Why they are not still there is the substance of the tale that follows. It seems that Hearst's eldest son's third wife, the ...