Midcentury Modern European Cross

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Midcentury European wall cross with matte brown finish and glazed gold painted medallion at centre. A one-of-a-kind, handcrafted piece that is part of a large collection of European crosses made by Flemish artisan potters in the 1950s-1970s. A unique decorative item for anyone interested in distinctive folk art or religious items as home decor.

 

DIMENSIONS

H 8 in. x W 6.13 in. x D 0.32 in.

H 20.32 cm x W 15.58 cm x D 8.13 mm

 

This piece is part of a large European ceramic crucifix collection, all made in Belgium between the 1950 and late 1970s. From modernism to brutalism, they range from being as Futurist as a Modernist church to as raw as a Brutalist building. Each artist offered their representation of the faith through volumes and colors.

 

Item Reference: S6_02