A vintage, mid century modern single door by American artist Edgar Britton, with eight small windows of varying, quadrilateral shapes. The wide door surround is carved with a sun, two birds, leaves, fish, the moon and a star, Zonta Chapel, a horse and turtle. The surround retains the original black and grey baseboard. The handle is carved is a Z-shape. Born in Nebraska, Edgar Britton was a painter, muralist and sculptor. He worked in Iowa with Grant Wood from 1920-24 and then moved to Chicago in 1925, where he worked on various architectural commissions. Due to health reasons he moved to Colorado in 1942 where he remained until his death. Britton taught at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center and focused mainly on creating sculpture during this period. Edgar Britton (American, 1901-82). Carved monogram (lower right): EB. Width 71.5 Depth 1.25 Height 94.5 in. Door: Width 38 Height 84.25 in. The item “Rare American EDGAR BRITTON Mid Century Modern Walnut Door 1962″ is in sale since Thursday, March 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Doors”. The seller is “eronjohnsonantiques” and is located in Denver, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Material: Walnut
- Maker: Edgar Britton
- Decade: 1960s
- Type: Door
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original