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Figure

1924 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Coloured glazed earthenware figure of a lion seated on a wedge shaped plinth


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Earthenware
Brief description
Figure of a lion, earthenware, designed by Percy Metcalf, made by Ashtead Potteries, England 1924
Physical description
Coloured glazed earthenware figure of a lion seated on a wedge shaped plinth
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.8cm
  • Width: 12cm
  • Depth: 36.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
Marked Ashstead potteries with a tree stamped in black under the glaze
Credit line
Given by the Ashtead Potteries Ltd
Object history
This figure of a lion was taken from the 'Lion of Industry' modelled by Percy Metcalfe for the Place of Industry, British Empire Exhibition, Wembley.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.20-1925

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Record createdNovember 9, 2007
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