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Walter S. Arnold Sculptor/Stonecarver: Classically trained in Italy. Custom hand-carved stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.Classically trained in Italy. Custom, hand-carved, stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.    Call for an estimate:  (847) 568-1188  or  Fely@stonecarver.com

 
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The Terra Cotta Gargoyles and Grotesques of Chicago:


Terra cotta is a cast, glazed clay. Early in the 20th century there were some very fine terra cotta companies based in Chicago.

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Rococco terracottaGarfield Park Fieldhouse
These four images show the exuberant rococo terracotta ornament on the Garfield Park Field House on Chicago's West side.
Face in column baseDragon Dog, or is it a lion?

Classic Green Man

This classic example of a green man is at Washington and Michigan Avenues in downtown Chicago.

The Cat on Pratt
 
A corbel is a protruding bracket which supports the architectural elements above it. This cat is on Pratt Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood.

Laughing gnomesneering gnome

These two jesters or gnomes are also on Pratt Avenue.

Windemere Hyde Park entry vase
This horned demon is on a large terracotta urn in the lobby of the Windermere Apartments in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

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