Model for an interior element: grotesque motif

Model for an interior element: grotesque motif
  • Title :     Model for an interior element: grotesque motif
  • Artist:     Hildo (Hildebrand Lucien) Krop Designer ESKAF (Eerste Steenwijker Kunst-Aardewerkfabriek) Manufacturer, attributed
  • Accession:     87.672.7.3.1
  • Country:     Netherlands Amsterdam
  • Date:     circa 1920
  • Dimensions:     Inches 9-3/4 3-1/2 14-1/2, Centimeters 24.8 8.9 36.8
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Interior Design
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Interior Decoration , Animals , Architecture/Architectural Design , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.672.7.3.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Architecture~Interior Design~Modernism
Multi-colored gloss glazed, rectangular shaped, hollow terra cotta block with a yellow grotesque (half human, half beast) holding a black bird sculptural motif at one end and zigzag pattern on each side of block; designed to be built into a wall, a prototype which was never put into production.