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

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 c. 1915

DIMENSIONS Width 75 Depth 5 Height 38.5 in.

Item ID: AR6614

American GEORGE ELMSLIE 4-Part Terra Cotta Architectural Cartouche

$3,650 USD

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