Earache

Figure
1920-1940 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

White porcelain figure of a naked infant on a round pedestal representing 'Earache'. Shape 2209.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain
Brief Description
'Earache' figure, part of a set of four figures 'The Aches', white porcelain, designed by Sven Lindhart, made by Bing & Grøndahl, Denmark, 1920-1940.
Physical Description
White porcelain figure of a naked infant on a round pedestal representing 'Earache'. Shape 2209.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Three towers and 'B&G KJØBENHAVN MADE IN DANMARK' and shape number (Printed in green)
  • 'B&G' (Printed in underglaze blue)
  • 'SV. LINDHART' (Impressed)
Credit line
Given in memory of Mr J.S. Hovell by Dr E.D.
Object history
Part of a set of four figures 'The Aches' [C.9 to C-1986]
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Opie, Jennifer Hawkins. Scandinavia: ceramics & glass in the twentieth century. London: V&A Publications, 1989. 39 p. ISBN 1851770712.
Collection
Accession Number
C.9B-1986

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record createdOctober 7, 2008
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