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Sugar bowl

Sugar bowl

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1974 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Telford, Alex, born 1949 (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver and black enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Alistair McAlpine Gift, through the Associates of the V&A

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 68, The Whiteley Galleries, case 5, shelf 2

Alex Telford studied at the Hornsey College of Art (1969-72), the Fachhochschule Schwabish Gmund in Germany (1973) and the Royal College of Art in London (1973-6).

Place of Origin

London (made)


1974 (made)


Telford, Alex, born 1949 (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver and black enamel

Marks and inscriptions



Height: 4.90 cm, Length: 8.00 cm, Width: 10.00 cm

Object history note

Acquisition RF: 76 / 2336
Gift - Alistair McAlpine
Through Associates of the V&A. Purchased by McAlpine at RCA degree show 1976
From a teaset. Alex Telford: b. 1949 - Bosworth Leics. Hornsy College of Art 1969-72. Fachhockischule Schwabish Gmund 1972-3. Dip AD in silver and metal design 1972 - awarded King Edward VII scholarship for 1972.


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