Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at Young V&A
Imagine Gallery, Adventure, Case 1

Head

ca. 1925 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Baboon mask of Böttger stoneware, finely modelled and lightly polished.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Böttger stoneware, finely modelled and lightly polished
Brief description
Baboon mask of Böttger stoneware, finely modelled and lightly polished, modelled by Professor Max Esser, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1925.
Physical description
Baboon mask of Böttger stoneware, finely modelled and lightly polished.
Dimensions
  • Approx. width: 35cm
  • Height: 150mm
  • Width: 500mm
  • Depth: 340mm
  • Weight: 8.8kg (nifill)
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'M. ESSER 1925' (Incised)
  • '15/55' (Edition number)
  • Marks [impressed]
Credit line
From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006
Object history
Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.100-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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