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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1983 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burton, Jocelyn, born 1946 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Preliminary pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, chalk and kaolinite on thick grey paper

  • Credit Line:

    Commissioned for the Victoria and Albert Museum by Sir Roy Strong. Given by the Collection of Metalwork

  • Museum number:

    E.1973-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case EP, shelf 15, box 5

Physical description

A full scale perspective presentation drawing for a pair of sterling silver candlesticks in preliminary pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, chalk and kaolinite on thick grey paper.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1983 (designed)

Artist/maker

Burton, Jocelyn, born 1946 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Preliminary pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, chalk and kaolinite on thick grey paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Design for a pair of Sterling silver Candlesticks Commissioned for the Victoria and Albert Museum by Sir Roy Strong.'
Inscribed

'© Jocelyn Burton'
Signed in kaolinite

Dimensions

Height: 48.6 cm, Width: 34.6 cm

Object history note

The pair of candlesticks in this design, commissioned by Sir Roy Strong for the Victoria and Albert Museum, were never executed.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Jocelyn Burton, design for a pair of candlesticks commissioned by Sir Roy Strong for the V&A, pencil, watercolour, bodycolour, chalk and kaolinite on thick grey paper, Great Britain, 1983

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990

Materials

Paper; Graphite; Watercolour; Bodycolour; Chalk; Kaolinite

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Candlesticks

Categories

Drawings; Designs; History of the V&A; Metalwork; Lighting; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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