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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Ale Bench

Figure Group
ca. 1835 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Figure group of moulded lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels and showing a quarrelling man and woman drunk and brawling, with a table overturned. Mounted on a table.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Moulded lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels
Brief Description
Figure group 'Ale Bench' of moulded lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels, Staffordshire, ca. 1835.
Physical Description
Figure group of moulded lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels and showing a quarrelling man and woman drunk and brawling, with a table overturned. Mounted on a table.
Dimensions
  • Height: 20.5cm
  • Width: 22cm
Credit line
Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Staffordshire Fund
Subjects depicted
Associated Object
C.2-2002 (Set)
Collection
Accession Number
C.3-2002

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record createdAugust 29, 2003
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