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Figure - Pegasus
  • Pegasus
    Hansen, Hans Henrik, born 1894 - died 1965
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Pegasus

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Copenhagen (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1938 (original model made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hansen, Hans Henrik, born 1894 - died 1965 (modeller)
    Royal Copenhagen (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed stoneware

  • Museum number:

    C.111-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 3, shelf 1

Physical description

Stoneware figure of a recumbent Peagsus covered with turquoise glaze. Shape 3619.

Place of Origin

Copenhagen (manufactured)

Date

1938 (original model made)

Artist/maker

Hansen, Hans Henrik, born 1894 - died 1965 (modeller)
Royal Copenhagen (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed stoneware

Marks and inscriptions

‘ROYAL COPENHAGEN DENMARK’ around a crown
Printed in green

'3619'
Incised

'HH 31'
Incised

Three undulating lines
Painted in blue

'3619'
painted in blue

Dimensions

Length: 35 cm

Descriptive line

'Pegasus' figure, stoneware, modelled by Hans Henrik Hansen, made by Royal Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 1938

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 42 p. ISBN 1851770712.

Labels and date

Figure 'Pegasus'
modelled by Hans Henrik Hansen, made by Royal Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1938
Marks: 'Royal Copenhagen Denmark' around a crown printed in green, '3619' and 'HH 31' incised, three wavy lines 3619' painted in lbue
Stoneware

C.111-1986 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Pegasus

Categories

Ceramics; Art Pottery; Stoneware; Myths & Legends

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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