American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche
American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche
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American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche

DETAILS
This museum quality, antique, architectural facade fragment shows a blend of Elmslie's Louis Sullivan training with organic, foliate ornamentation and Art Deco geometry. This example is covered in a white slip. Elmslie also worked with renowned Prairie School architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. This building ornament was designed by Elmslie and modeled by the Midland Terra Cotta company.
MAKER
Designer: George Grant Elmslie (Scottish-American, 1869-1952) | Manufacturer: Midland Terra Cotta Co. (Chicago, IL,1910-30)
LITERATURE
Midland Terra Cotta Company catalog, plate 77.
PROVENANCE
Salvaged from a recent demolition of a commercial building (Chicago, IL).
DATE
Circa 1915
DIMENSIONS
Width 75 Depth 5 Height 38.5 inches
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