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Art Nouveau Terracotta Sculpture "Zeus & Io" by Kai Nielsen for Kähler, Denmark



Monumental sculpture by Danish artist Kai Nielsen made in 1922 at "Kähler" workshop ("HAK"). The sculpture depicts a scene from the Ancient Greek legend of "Zeus & Io". It is made from unglazed terra-cotta (earthenware) and is signed by the artist ("Kai Nielsen") and the workshop ("HAK, DENMARK"). A rare and magnificent piece of art.


  • Creator
    Kähler (Manufacturer),Kai Nielsen (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 26.78 in. (68 cm)Width: 18.9 in. (48 cm)Depth: 7.09 in. (18 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Minor fading. Great condition with few signs of wear. Small firecracks from production.
  • Seller Location
    Odense, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3793121138672

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    Ships From: Odense, Denmark
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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