Arthur Craco (1869-1955) - Bust of an Old Man - Terracotta

Description
Arthur Craco (1869-1955) - Bust of an Old Man - Terracotta
Belgium - 1890-1919

Rare terracotta bust of an old man, made and signed by Arthur Craco (1869-1955). It is 22.5 x 15 x 16 cm. The piece is in uncleaned condition and has signs of age and use. The wall plate on the back is missing a piece as can be seen in the detail photos. It weighs approx. 2 kilograms.

Information: (Source Wikipedia):
Arthur Craco (1869-1955) was one of the most important innovators in ceramic art in Belgium. He was first active as sculptor and draughtsman. He made his first ceramic piece in 1896. He was awarded the ‘Grand Prix’ at the International Exhibition in Milan in 1906. He combines his talents as a sculptor and ceramist in a brilliant way and produces everyday pieces as well as works carved from stoneware and terracotta.

Lot details
Object
Bust of an Old Man
Material
Terracotta
Designer/ Artist
Arthur Craco (1869-1955)
Estimated Period
1890-1919
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
22.5×15×16 cm
Weight
2 kg
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