Midcentury Modern European Cross

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Large, midcentury European white ceramic wall crucifix. Hand-painted, glossy white Christ figure with modernist features on a star-like cross. Very interesting volumes make it visionary like a modernist church. 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

H 11 in. x W 9 in. x D .5 in.

H 27.94 cm x W 22.86 cm x D 1.27 cm

 

This piece is part of a curated European ceramic crucifix collection. From modernism to brutalism, they 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_03