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Photo Credit: Eva Heyd

Howard Kottler (United States, 1930–1989)

Northwest Braque
Date: 1988
32 x 70 x 13 1/2 in. (81.3 x 177.8 x 34.3 cm)
Medium: Earthenware, gold luster glaze
Credit Line: Gift of Howard Kottler Testamentary Trust, 1991
Object number: 1991.76.7a-e
Not on View
DescriptionCeramic sculpture consisting of five elements which form on the back a profile of the artist's head. The front, which is covered in gold leaf, is a Cubist-style sculpture of fragmented volumetric forms, depicting a still-life table setting with a plate of food, three bottles and candlestick. Overall, the piece is planar and geometric, as well as very lustrous because of the gold glaze.