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Sculpture - Lust

Lust

  • Object:

    Sculpture

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1993 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tchalenko, Janice (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, modelled and reduction fired, with lustre glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.364-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 4, shelf 3

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

A snake coiled to form a vessel which leans on its side. Modelled, reduction fired and lustre glazed porcelain. The glaze has melted in the firing to form little legs for the sculpture.

Place of Origin

England

Date

1993 (made)

Artist/maker

Tchalenko, Janice (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, modelled and reduction fired, with lustre glaze

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Depth: 25.1 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

'Lust' sculpture, modelled, reduction fired and lustre glazed porcelain, a snake coiled to form a vessel, 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.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Modelled; Lustre; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Sin; Snakes; Lust

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Studio Pottery; Sculpture

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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