Four-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade CartoucheFour-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade 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. Elmslie also worked with renowned Prairie School architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. This ornament was designed by Elmslie and modeled by the Midland Terra Cotta company. It is finished in a white slip.

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

RELATED PRODUCTS
AR6614, AR6615, AR6616, AR6617, AR6618

ITEM ID
AR6614
ITEM TYPE
Antique
ORIGIN
United States • American

Four-Part American GEORGE ELMSLIE Terra Cotta Architectural Facade Cartouche

$3,650

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