CollectionABDUA University of Aberdeen, Human Culture Collection
Object NameFigure
Object NumberABDUA:84569
Other NumberC233+10;513
Other Number TypeOld Number; LabNumber
Brief DescriptionPottery figures illustrating Indian caste, custom and dress - goldsmith. Figure made from red-brown low-fired ceramic which has been modelled over an iron-alloy support, over-painted with oil-based pigments. Seated on a plinth (tile) made from clay bulked out with straw.
DimensionsH: 135 mm
MaterialsFired clay, pottery, cotton, straw, wood, paper, animal hair
Completeness Noterestored 2002
Place KeyAsia, India, Krishnaghar, West Bengal
Association Type Placemaker
Field CollectorMacrae, Archibald McDougal Mr
Inscription ContentIn pencil: C B Paul Kishnaghar Nuddea Bengal Paper labels: Gold smith 233 10
Aquisition SourceMellis, William Mrs
Aquisition Date30/04/1905
Add to My Items