January 18, 2019 10:00 AM EST Cleveland


R. Guy Cowan (American, 1884-1957) Ceramic Sculpture

Madonna and Child 

ca. 1928

impressed COWAN on back of base 

Cleveland Museum of Art exhibition stickers on underside

ht. 18.75, wd. 13.25, dp. 5 in. 


Madonna and Child was awarded first prize in the ceramic sculpture category at the 1928 Cleveland Museum of Art Annual Exhibition (May Show). As such, it was featured on the cover of the Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art for the month of May that year.


Provenance:Cedar-Fairmount Antiques, formerly Gwynby's Antiques, Exhibited 1928 Cleveland Museum of Art May Show - First Prize Ceramic Sculpture Category


Crazing. Under UV light, there are some small spots on top of base that fluoresce, but are not detectable by touch or sight without UV light. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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