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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1983 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burton, Jocelyn, born 1946 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    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.1980-1990

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A full scale design for a standing salt showing the elevation and plan of the dome which is based upon the architecture of the facade of the Victoria and Albert Museum by Sir Aston Webb.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1983 (designed)

Artist/maker

Burton, Jocelyn, born 1946 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Dyeline on paper

Dimensions

Height: 50.1 cm, Width: 35.3 cm

Object history note

This design for a standing salt, commissioned by Sir Roy Strong for the Victoria and Albert Museum, was never realised.

Descriptive line

Print by Jocelyn Burton, design for a standing salt and two pepper mills commissioned by Sir Roy Strong for the V&A, dyeline on 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; Ink

Techniques

Dyeline

Subjects depicted

Plan; Elevations; Salts

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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