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Mid-Century European Wall Crucifix in Glazed Ceramic, Black, 1950s

450.00
Wall Crucifix in Glazed Ceramic, Black, Made in Belgium, Belgium 1950s
Wall Crucifix in Glazed Ceramic, Black, Made in Belgium, Belgium 1950s
Wall Crucifix in Glazed Ceramic, Black, Made in Belgium, Belgium 1950s

Mid-Century European Wall Crucifix in Glazed Ceramic, Black, 1950s

450.00

Large, mid-century, European wall crucifix in ceramic. Hand-painted in black over earthy orange clay. Modernist and brutalist, outsider-art like christ with charismatic lines and overly bent neck. The visionary all black piece is highlighted solely by dark reflections. 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

12.75 in. H x 5 in. W x 0.5 in. D

32 cm H x 13 cm W x 1 cm D

This crucifix would fit perfectly in a Le Corbusier building, a clear bright loft or a sunny countryside cabin or doorstep. It's raw honesty designates it to both the wild nature and the minimal city home.

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_07

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Large, mid-century, European wall crucifix in ceramic. Hand-painted in black over earthy orange clay. Modernist and brutalist, outsider-art like christ with charismatic lines and overly bent neck. The visionary all black piece is highlighted solely by dark reflections. 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

12.75 in. H x 5 in. W x 0.5 in. D

32 cm H x 13 cm W x 1 cm D

This crucifix would fit perfectly in a Le Corbusier building, a clear bright loft or a sunny countryside cabin or doorstep. It's raw honesty designates it to both the wild nature and the minimal city home.

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_07