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Auntie's All Time Greats Lifetime Achievement in Comedy award

Award
ca.1996 (awarded)
Artist/Maker

BBC Television's Auntie's All Time Greats, Lifetime Achievement in Comedy award presented to Ronnie Barker in 1996. Features a brass statuette showing a man standing on a globe and holding a ring, possibly representing the sun. Includes a marble base with a brass plaque inscribed with the words: ' BBC Television 1936-1996 Auntie's All Time Greats Ronnie Barker Lifetime Achievement in Comedy'.

Object details

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Object type
TitleAuntie's All Time Greats Lifetime Achievement in Comedy award (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
BBC Auntie's All Time Greats Lifetime Achievement in Comedy award, presented to Ronnie Barker in 1996. Metal statuette on a marble base with a brass inscription plaque.
Physical description
A gold coloured brass statuette of a naked man standing on a globe, with a spiked crown around his head and a circle in his hands, possibly representing the sun. Also features a black marble base with a brass plaque.
Dimensions
  • Whole height: 33.4cm (approx.)
  • Whole width: 7.2cm (approx.)
  • Whole depth: 7.2cm (approx.)
Marks and inscriptions
'BBC Television / 1936-1996 / Auntie's All Time Greats / Ronnie Barker /Lifetime Achievement in Comedy ' (Brass plaque)
Credit line
Given by Charlotte Barker, daughter of the late Ronald Barker OBE.
Object history
Awarded to Ronnie Barker in 1996 at BBC Television's Auntie's All Time Greats.
Subjects depicted
Summary
BBC Television's Auntie's All Time Greats, Lifetime Achievement in Comedy award presented to Ronnie Barker in 1996. Features a brass statuette showing a man standing on a globe and holding a ring, possibly representing the sun. Includes a marble base with a brass plaque inscribed with the words: ' BBC Television 1936-1996 Auntie's All Time Greats Ronnie Barker Lifetime Achievement in Comedy'.
Other number
THM/407/11
Collection
Accession number
S.177-2012

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Record createdMarch 19, 2012
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