Midcentury Modern European Cross

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Midcentury, European ceramic wall cross. Christ figure subtly raised, and hand-painted in deep red with black contours. Finished with a high-gloss glaze. A one-of-a-kind, handcrafted piece that is part of a large collection of European crosses made by 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

8.25 in. H x 6.63 in. W x 0.63 in. D

21 cm H x 17 cm W x 2 cm D

 

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: S2_17