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Figure - Tummyache

Tummyache

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Copenhagen (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lindhart, Sven, born 1898 - died 1989 (designer)
    Bing & Grøndahl (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Given in memory of Mr J.S. Hovell by Dr E.D.

  • Museum number:

    C.9A-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 42, shelf 4

Physical description

White porcelain figure of a naked infant on a round pedestal representing 'Tummyache'. Shape 2208.

Place of Origin

Copenhagen (made)

Date

1920-1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Lindhart, Sven, born 1898 - died 1989 (designer)
Bing & Grøndahl (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain

Marks and inscriptions

Three towers and 'B&G KJØBENHAVN MADE IN DANMARK' and shape number
Printed in green

'B&G'
Printed in underglaze blue

'SV. LINDHART'
Impressed

Object history note

Part of a set of four figures 'The Aches' [C.9 to C-1986]

Descriptive line

'Tummyache' figure, part of a set of four figures 'The Aches', white porcelain, designed by Sven Lindhart, made by Bing & Grøndahl, Denmark, 1920-1940.

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

Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 39 p. ISBN 1851770712.

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Infant; Pain

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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