Building 51 | Building 51 | original early 20th century off-white glazed “sullivanesque” exterior chicago commercial building terra cotta fragment – midland terra cotta co., chicago, il.
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original early 20th century off-white glazed “sullivanesque” exterior chicago commercial building terra cotta fragment – midland terra cotta co., chicago, il.

51-17257-13

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Chicago Buildings

About This Item

well-maintained c. 1910-20 american antique off-white glazed “sullivanesque” style terra cotta fragment designed and fabricated by the midland terra cotta company, chicago, il. the small-sized ornamental block contains distinctive design elements heavily influenced by louis sullivan and george grant elmslie. the cream-colored finish remains in great shape, considering age. the “stock” fragment was salvaged from the exterior facade of a chicago commercial building. measures 15 x 16 1/2 x 5 inches.