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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1983 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burton, Jocelyn, born 1946 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and dyeline on paper

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    E.1977-1990

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A full scale design for a candlestick showing the side elevation and plan with detail of the pierced sconce.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1983 (designed)

Artist/maker

Burton, Jocelyn, born 1946 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and dyeline on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Trail [sic] sketch'
Inscribed in ink

'Working drawing: Sterling silver candlestick. Round turreted column inset in square base. Victoria and Albert Museum May 1983'
Lettered with titles and

Lettered with artist's name and address

Dimensions

Height: 42.6 cm, Width: 29.9 cm

Object history note

The candlestick in this design was to be part of a pair, commissioned by Sir Roy Strong for the Victoria and Albert Museum, but they were never executed.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Jocelyn Burton, design for a pair of candlesticks commissioned by Sir Roy Strong for the V&A, pen and ink and dyeline, 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; Ink

Techniques

Drawing; Dyeline

Subjects depicted

Elevation; Plan; Sconce; Candlesticks

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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