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

Stick Stand

1870-1900
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

A tall white stork stands on one leg with the other tucked beneath it's body. The stork has a green snake or eel in his mouth, and stands on a narrow rocky base with large green leaves, bulrushes, brown cattails, and white iris flowers. The stork's foot steps on a writhing frog beneath.


object details
Object Type
Brief Description
Stick stand in the shape of a stork, majolica, modelled by John Henk, Minton, Stoke-on-Trent, about 1870-1900
Physical Description
A tall white stork stands on one leg with the other tucked beneath it's body. The stork has a green snake or eel in his mouth, and stands on a narrow rocky base with large green leaves, bulrushes, brown cattails, and white iris flowers. The stork's foot steps on a writhing frog beneath.
Dimensions
  • Height: 101.6cm
  • Width: 47cm
  • Diameter: 37cm (Note: Of base)
Credit line
Gift of Ian and Rita Smythe
Production
Shape no. 1916
Bibliographic Reference
Jones, J. Minton: The first Two Hundred Years of Design and Production. 1993. Swan Hill Press. p.140
Collection
Accession Number
C.113-2018

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record createdSeptember 6, 2018
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