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Rene Boschmans for Coceram small tile of woman flying over three men waving a flag, c.1950s

$160.00
Cubist style glazed ceramic tile of a woman (or a spectre?) flying over three men waving a red flag stamped with a raised Masonic symbol. Socialist and Masonic symbolism. Signed on the side of the tile by Rene Boschmans and on the back Coceram. The back is also stamped with a Masonic symbol. Part of a set. The Belgian company Faïencerie Coceram was established in 1947 and closed in 1960. Rene Boschmans (1913-1996) was a Belgian artist who worked with them. He is known for monuments related to the celebration of socialist reform. (See the 1959 Arthur Vanderpoort monument outside the Royal Athenaeum in Sint-Michiels, Belgium, outside of Bruges. This monument honors the man who enacted major school reform.) Measures 11 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches and weighs 1 lbs. 3.25 oz. Belgium, c.1950s. See our other Boschmans pieces.

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