Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1880 (manufactured)
Place of origin

bisque shoulder head

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Scotsman, bisque, ABG, German, about 1880
Physical description
bisque shoulder head
Production typemass produced
Marks and inscriptions
1064 # 0 (back shoulder plate; moulded)
Object history
the shoulder heads of the Scotsman and the Welsh Girl were made by the same company and from very similar moulds; the difference being the treatment of the eyes
Alt, Beck & Gottschalck of Nauendorf, near Ohrdruf, Thüringia founded in 1854 as a water operated porcelain factory - Porzellanfabrik Von Alt
Reason For Production: retail
Associated object
MISC.33-1978 (version)
Accession number

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Record createdFebruary 28, 2001
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