ClayCraft, Calco or Batchelder Mayan Bookends unusual CA184

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A fantastic pair of California Pottery bookends made by either Claycraft, Calco or Batchelder. Clay appears to be by one of these makers. Some wonder if these are Midwestern in origin but the clay color and density remind me more of the California makers. Highly detailed and finished on the back these are not corbels ...

Claycraft San Juan Capistrano/San Fernando Mission Bookends SOLD CA391

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A beautiful pair of Claycraft bookends with an inscription on the back side incised into the clay: "W.A.M 9/21/23 TO JEAN AND DOROTHY MAYALL". Depicting the San Juan Capistrano Mission on one, and the Fountain and the San Fernando Mission on the other. One of the most unusual set of bookends I have seen. 6.5" ...

Claycraft Set of Two “Italian Terrace” Scene Relief Tiles from a Fireplace Surround CA382

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A rare and lovely pair of Italianate Claycraft fireplace surround tiles. Set of two. Two different views of a storybook italian town seen through the double arches of a portico. Circa 1927. Recently salvaged from a remodel. Claycraft Potteries, Los Angeles, CA 1921-1939. Claycraft tiles are excellent examples of early twentieth century ceramic production in California. ...