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Sculpture - Anger


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1993 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tchalenko, Janice (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, modelled and reduction fired

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This sculpture is part of a series of allegorical figures of the Seven Deadly Sins. The series combines the modelling expertise of the Spitting Image team with Janice Tchalenko's flair for glazes and surface decoration.

Physical description

Modelled and reduction fired stoneware sculpture of two spiked-back dragons facing one another across the mouth of a rounded vessel. The dragons mouths are open to reveal sharp teeth. They are decorated with red, blue and cream glazes. The vessel has a creamy-coloured bubbly volcanic glaze.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1993 (made)


Tchalenko, Janice (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, modelled and reduction fired


Height: 20.7 cm, Depth: 28.5 cm

Object history note

E.364 to 370-1993 were shown in the exhibition 'Seven Deadly Sins' at the V&A, 1993.

Descriptive line

'Anger' sculpture, modelled and reduction fired stoneware, by Janice Tchalenko, England, 1993

Production Note

The Seven Deadly Sins were produced by Janice Tchalenko in collaboration with Roger Law and Pablo Bach of the Spitting Image workshop, who undertook the direct modelling of the works.




Modelled; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Anger; Sin; Dragons


Ceramics; Stoneware; Studio Pottery; Sculpture


Ceramics Collection

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