A. Poels - Art Deco statue of Christ with Sacred Heart on a base in patinated plaster. - plaster, wood

Description
A. Poels - Art Deco statue of Christ with Sacred Heart on a base in patinated plaster. - plaster, wood
Belgium - First half of the 20th century

This stylised expressive sculpture exhibits all of the Art Deco features. It can be presented separately or on the wooden pedestal (standing/hanging) that will be included.

Signed A. Poels.
Albert Poels (Berchem, 7 April 1903 – Borgerhout, 23 August 1984) was a sculptor, medallist and jewellery designer from Antwerp.

Sculpture in good condition. The terracotta-coloured patina is virtually intact and only shows some slight imperfections (finger at the bottom, see picture).
Height: 55 cm
Foot 10 x 12 cm
Weight = 1.560 kg

The added wooden hanging pedestal has a sturdy foot (18 x 16) and an arched shape. Total height of 71 cm. Crack in wood at the back.
From a demolished private chapel.

See detailed pictures. Will be sent with track and trace.

Lot details
Object
Art Deco statue of Christ with Sacred Heart on a base in patinated plaster.
Material
plaster, wood
Designer/ Artist
A. Poels
Estimated Period
First half of the 20th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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