Wall Crucifix, Hand-Painted Ceramic White, Brown, Fat Lava, Belgium, 1970s For Sale
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Wall Crucifix, Hand-Painted Ceramic White, Brown, Fat Lava, Belgium, 1970s

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Mid-century European wall crucifix in ceramic with anthracite, dark grey fat-lava crusted Christ figure on glossy white over a star shaped cross. Brutalist and space-age cross over, raw and futurist 1970s work. Localized areas of blue. A one-of-a-kind, handcrafted piece that is part of a large collection of crosses made by Belgian artisan potters from the 1950s to 1970s. A unique decorative item for anyone interested in distinctive folk art or religious items as home decor. DIMENSIONS 5.38 in.Hx6.5 in.Wx.75 in.D 14 cmHx17 cmWx2 cmD This piece has been curated from a large European ceramic crucifix collection. From modernism to brutalism, the unique pieces range from being as futurist as a modernist church to as raw as a brutalist building. Each artist offered a different take on the representation of faith through volumes and colors. The collection offers an excellent selection for composing a custom wall of modernist crucifixes. Item Reference: S1_12

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  • In the Style Of
    Space Age
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970s
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.38 in. x W 6.5 in. x D .75 in.H 13.67 cm x W 16.51 cm x D 1.91 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    S1_12
  • Reference Number
    LU143828144203
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