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view 2006bk5905 jpg s Unknown Cheetham, Francis. <font -u>English Medieval Alabasters</font -u>. Oxford: Phaidon-Christie's... SCP Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh F.S.A. 1450-12-31 1430-01-01 1430-1450 (made) Head, alabaster, of John the Baptist, possibly Germany, ca. 1430-1450 Height: 22.6 cm, Width: 18 cm, Depth: 12.2 cm, Weight: 3.3 kg Exposition de Sculptures Anglaises et Malinoises d'Alabâtre (Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels 29/09/1967-05/11/1967) Medieval and Renaissance, room 10 St John the Baptist was beheaded by the order of Herod, whose wife's daughter, Salome, had asked... Bought by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh in Paris in 1921, and given to the V&A in 1950. 1426 2014-08-29T19:24:58.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:58.000Z 51.090839 Medieval and Renaissance, room 10, case 1 10.45424 Alabaster Carved alabaster A.31-1950 a311950 O120641 Head 1 Carved head of St John the Baptist, with hair and beard made up of carved curls. There are... Germany 2006BK5905 Although it is agreed that this alabaster carving is not English, there is some debate as to its... St John the Baptist was beheaded by the order of Herod, whose step-daughter Salome had asked for... 3 VA head-of-st-john-the-head-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carved Head of St John the Baptist 1450 1430 view
view CER Head, Egypt, , 0-0, C.145-1926 . Height: 4.4 cm, Width: 2.5 cm greatest width Glass, room 131 4199 Mask of a man 2014-08-29T19:33:10.000Z 2014-08-29T19:33:10.000Z 26.69636 Glass, room 131, case 86, shelf 6 30.246469 Glass paste of green colours C.145-1926 c1451926 O2600 Head 1 Egypt Unknown dates 2 VA head 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z view
view Unknown CER 3rd century BC-1st century BC (made) Head, Egypt, , -399--100, C.158-1963 . Glass, room 131 4372 2014-08-29T19:33:39.000Z 2014-08-29T19:33:39.000Z 26.69636 Glass, room 131, case 86, shelf 6 30.246469 [] C.158-1963 c1581963 O2791 Head 1 Egypt 3 VA head-unknown 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -1 -300 view
view 2006an6421 jpg s Unknown CER Given by Mr H. Wallis 1400 BC-1300 BC (made) Head, probably of a king of the late 18th dynasty, Egypt, -1400--1300 Height: 5.0 cm, Width: 3.8 cm maximum Glass, room 131 6217 This head once had inlaid beardstraps and a false beard. This proves that it must have been part... 2014-08-29T19:39:00.000Z 2014-08-29T19:39:00.000Z 26.69636 Glass, room 131, case 1, shelf 1 30.246469 Cast glass C.422-1917 c4221917 O4741 Head 1 Possibly a face from a composite shabti figure. Egypt 2006AN6421 'during the reign of Amenophis III or Thutmosis IV-Horemheb'; the holes where a false beard with... 3 VA head-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z -1300 -1400 view
view Calm-Wierink, Charlotte CER 1925-12-31 1915-01-01 ca. 1920-1925 (made) Earthenware head of a girl, thought to be possibly of the dancer Tilly Losch, made by Charlotte... Height: 22.6 cm Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139 Thought to be possibly a portrait of the dancer Tily Losch 11914 2014-08-29T20:03:46.000Z 2014-08-29T20:03:46.000Z 48.202541 Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 45, shelf 5 16.368799 'MADE IN AUSTRIA 960' impressed earthenware, tin glaze Tin-glazed earthenware C.185-1986 c1851986 O9194 Head 1 Tin-glazed earthenware head of a girl long-necked and facing forward with white face, rosy checks... Vienna Thought to be possibly a portrait of the dancer Tilly Losch 2 VA head-calm-wierink-charlotte 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1925 1915 view
view Desiderio da Settignano Maclagan, Eric and Longhurst, Margaret H. <u>Catalogue of Italian Sculpture.</u> London, 1932. p.... SCP 1500-12-31 1400-01-01 fifteenth century (carved) Head of a boy after Desiderio da Settignano. Florentine, 15th century. Height: 21.9 cm 18257 2014-08-29T20:31:55.000Z 2014-08-29T20:31:55.000Z 43.782372 In Storage 11.25499 Sandstone Sandstone - pietra serena A.6-1914 a61914 O14756 Head The head is represented bent over to the right, with open eyes and lips parted in laughter. The... Florence This is a head of a boy in sandstone (pietra serena). The discoloration of the stone is explained... 3 head-desiderio-da-settignano 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1500 1400 view
view Unknown Maclagan, Eric and Longhurst, Margaret H. <u>Catalogue of Italian Sculpture.</u> London, 1932. p.... SCP 1125-12-31 1095-01-01 ca. 1100-25 (carved) Head of a man. Northern Italian, ca. 1100-25. Height: 16.5 cm 18264 2014-08-29T20:31:58.000Z 2014-08-29T20:31:58.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 Istrian stone A.72-1923 a721923 O14776 Head The head, which is fully carved in the round, represents a bald man with moustache, heavy... Italy It has not been possible to find any convincing comparisons with this head. While Istarian stone,... 3 head-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1125 1095 view
view Colotte, Aristide-Michel CER 1934-12-31 1925-01-01 ca. 1930 (made) Height: 40 cm Glass, room 131 18505 2014-08-29T20:33:19.000Z 2014-08-29T20:33:19.000Z 48.689548 Glass, room 131, case EXP 6.1834 cut, ground and etched glass C.218-1983 c2181983 O15513 Head 1 Colotte used "cullet"(waste glass) but also worked in specially-ordered blocks of up to 500lbs.... Nancy 2 VA head-colotte-aristide-michel 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1934 1925 view
view 2006au3618 jpg s Unknown SSEA 0700-12-31 0650-01-01 second half 7th century (made) Sandstone head of Hari-Hara, Vat Phu Style, sandstone, late 7th century, Cambodia Height: 46.5 cm Hari-hara is a syncretic deity uniting Siva (Hara) and Visnu (Hari) in a single form. The cult... Bought from Mr. A.Biancardi, (Wolmore Collection). This head of Hari-hara, once part of a... 24822 2014-08-29T21:02:27.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:27.000Z 12.54773 In Storage 104.983856 Sandstone Sandstone IS.32-1988 is321988 O24690 Head Sandstone head of Hari-hara, once part of a monumental standing image. Cambodia 2006AU3618 Vat Phu, Cambodia 3 hari-hara-head-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Hari-hara 700 650 view
view 2006am5910 jpg s Adams, George Gammon Bilbey, Diane and Trusted, Marjorie. <u>British Sculpture 1470-2000. A Concise Catalogue of the... SCP 1902-12-31 1845-01-01 ca. 1850 - ca. 1898 (made) Head, painted plaster, of a young man, probably by George Gammon Adams, England, ca. 1850-1898 Height: 27 cm Previously unregistered object held in Dept. The present piece probably entered the Museum in... 35554 2014-08-29T21:49:06.000Z 2014-08-29T21:49:06.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Plaster, paint Painted plaster A.12-2000 a122000 O40363 Head Fragmentary head, painted plaster, flaking. Two dowels emerge from the base of the head. England 2006AM5910 This plaster head of an unknown young man is probably made by George Gammon Adams in England in... 3 head-of-a-young-man-head-adams-george-gammon 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Head of a young man 1902 1845 view
view Paolozzi, Eduardo (Sir) SCP 1995-12-31 1995-01-01 1995 (made) Head, plaster and lead maquette of Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll, made by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi,... Purchased from the artist, together with A.2-2001 and A.29/30-2000. 52255 2014-08-29T22:43:50.000Z 2014-08-29T22:43:50.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Plaster, lead Plaster A.3-2001 a32001 O58254 Head England This plaster head represents Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll, D.B.E. (b. 1938) who was the director of... 2 dame-elizabeth-esteve-coll-head-paolozzi-eduardo-sir 2014-08-20T00:00:00.000Z Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll 1995 1995 view
view 2006ak4440 jpg s Unknown MET 1600-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Bronze head of a monk, with a hinged hood, Italian, 16th century Height: 3 in 52493 2014-08-29T22:44:36.000Z 2014-08-29T22:44:36.000Z 42.502998 In Storage 12.57341 bronze Bronze 611-1865 6111865 O89126 Head The head of a monk, with a hinged hood, possibly a chesspiece or the top of a cane. Italy 2006AK4440 3 head-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1600 1500 view
view 2006af2944 jpg s Unknown Trusted, Marjorie. <u>Spanish sculpture : catalogue of the post-medieval Spanish sculpture in... SCP Given by Dr W. L. Hildburgh FSA 1700-12-31 1545-01-01 ca. 1550-1700 (made) Head, of a fool, jet, Spanish (Santiago de Compostela), about 1550-1700 Height: 7.2 cm, Width: 3.6 cm Santiago: Camino de Europa (Mosteiro de San Martino Pinario 01/07/1993-30/09/1993) Europalia 85 España-Santiago de Compostela -1000 ans de Pélerinage Europeen (Abbaye Saint-Pièrre, Centrum voor Kunst en Cultur 29/09/1985-22/12/1985) It's precise function is uncertain; it is possible that it was the pommel of a jester's stick. It... Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F. S. A., 1953. 53218 2014-08-29T22:48:06.000Z 2014-08-29T22:48:06.000Z 39.89502 In Storage -2.98868 jet Jet A.19-1953 a191953 O89347 Head Grinning head with stylised tightly-curled hair, a large nose, wrinkled forehead and a ruff-like... Spain 2006AF2944 The prime function of jets seems to have been to signify that pilgrims had completed their... 3 a-fools-head-head-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z A Fool's Head 1700 1545 view
view 2006al6115 jpg s Robbia, Andrea della Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1859. <u>In</u>: <u>Inventory of the Objects in the... SCP 1514-12-31 1505-01-01 ca. 1510 (made) God the Father, relief in terracotta partly enamelled, workshop of Andrea della Robbia, Italy... Height: 50.8 cm The relief originates from the upper part of an altarpiece or doorcase, similar to that by Andrea... 62057 2014-08-29T23:20:28.000Z 2014-08-29T23:20:28.000Z 43.782372 In Storage 11.25499 terracotta Terracotta, partly enamelled 5890-1859 58901859 O93044 Head The relief shows the head and right shoulder of a bearded male figure. The head, which is... Florence 2006AL6115 This relief is made by the workshop of Andrea della Robbia in Florence in ca. 1510. The relief... 3 god-the-father-head-of-head-robbia-andrea-della 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z relief, enamelling God the Father; Head of an old man 1514 1505 view
view 2006at7930 jpg s Unknown Trusted, Marjorie. <font u>Spanish Sculpture</font u>. London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996.... SCP 1664-12-31 1625-01-01 ca. 1630-ca. 1660 (made) Head, marble, of Saint John the Baptist, Franco-, or Italo-Spanish, ca. 1630-1660 Length: 27 cm 66751 2014-08-29T23:42:51.000Z 2014-08-29T23:42:51.000Z 46.712448 In Storage 1.71832 marble Marble A.34-1910 a341910 O70101 Head Marble head depicting Head of St. John the Baptist. France 2006AT7930 Franco-Spanish or Italo-Spanish It is difficult to attribute this piece to a named artist, as it contains elements of French,... 3 head-of-st-john-the-head-unknown 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z Head of St John the Baptist 1664 1625 view
view 2006am7079 jpg s Unknown Bilbey, Diane with Trusted, Marjorie, British Sculpture 1470 to 2000. A Concise Catalogue of the... SCP 1704-12-31 1695-01-01 ca. 1700 (made) Cherub head, pine, anonymous artist, England or possibly Tyrol, ca. 1700 Height: 26 cm Purchased for £3 from Mr F.H Sikes in London, in 1932. 69998 2014-08-30T00:00:56.000Z 2014-08-30T00:00:56.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Pine A.54-1932 a541932 O72869 Head Head of a child looking to the right, the long hair parted in the middle and curled over the... England 2006AM7079 This cherub head, carved in a broad style, almost certainly formed part of a large structure,... 3 cherub-head-unknown 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z Cherub 1704 1695 view
view 2006am5903 jpg s Stevens, Alfred George Bilbey, Diane with Trusted, Marjorie. <u>British Sculpture 1470 to 2000. A Concise Catalogue of... SCP Transferred from the Tate Gallery 1869-12-31 1860-01-01 ca. 1865 (made) Model, plaster, for a mask of a Medusa head for a frieze for Weston Birt House, by Alfred... Height: 37 cm Given to the Tate Gallery by Sir George Holford in 1922. Transferred from the Tate to the V&A in... 70131 2014-08-30T00:01:43.000Z 2014-08-30T00:01:43.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Plaster Plaster A.17-1975 a171975 O73004 Head Medusa head. England 2006AM5903 This is a model for the mask of Medusa forming part of the decoration of a frieze designed by... 3 medusa-head-stevens-alfred-george 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z Medusa 1869 1860 view
view Eisch, Erwin CER Given by the artist 2004-12-31 2002-01-01 2002-2004 (made) Glass portrait head of Helmut Kohl (German Chancellor 1982-1998), by Erwin Eisch, Germany... Height: 43 cm, Depth: 28 cm Glass, room 129 71501 2014-08-30T00:08:16.000Z 2014-08-30T00:08:16.000Z 48.917431 Glass, room 129, case 3 11.40798 'E Eisch 98' 'E Eisch '04' Mould-blown glass, sand-blasted lettering, handpainted in enamels and gold C.5-2004 c52004 O97540 Head 1 A portrait head of Helmut Kohl (German Chancellor 1982-1998) painted with images (bricks,... Frauenau This work was blown in 2002, and painted during December 2003-January 2004. The series of work to... 2 VA helmut-kohl-break-through-the-head-eisch-erwin 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Helmut Kohl : Break Through the Wall 2004 2002 view
view 2006ae9372 jpg s Frampton, George James (Sir) SCP Given by Miss Gertrude Sichel 1902-12-31 1902-01-01 1902 (made) St Elizabeth, wax head by George Frampton, England (London), 1902 Height: 47 cm with base, Weight: 3.2 kg Sculpture, room 111 Given by Miss Gertrude Sichel. 86005 2014-08-30T01:12:19.000Z 2014-08-30T01:12:19.000Z 51.506321 Sculpture, room 111, case 10, shelf 4 -0.12714 Wax Wax A.61-1940 a611940 O111254 Head 1 Head in coloured wax, St Elizabeth. London 2006AE9372 Frampton was once described as being ‘obsessed with dream and mysticism’. His evocation of the... 3 VA st-elizabeth-head-frampton-george-james 2014-01-13T00:00:00.000Z St Elizabeth 1902 1902 view
view 2009by4610 jpg s Unknown W. Sauerländer, 'La sculpture du XIIe et du XIIIe siècle dans le Nord de la France' in Sculptures... SCP Purchased with the assistance of funds from the Bequest of dr W.L. Hildburgh F.S.A and the Associates of the V&A 1244-12-31 1225-01-01 ca. 1230- ca. 1240 (made) Head, limestone, of a male, from Therouanne Cathedral, France, ca. 1230- ca. 1240 Height: 37.2 cm, Width: 27.8 cm, Depth: 25.5 cm Give and Take (Serpentine Gallery 30/01/2001-01/04/2001) Medieval and Renaissance, room 9 The problem of the original position of the heads (once joined to bodies) and the other sculpture... As described above, this is one of five heads discovered in the wall of a building in Rue... 89370 2014-08-30T01:28:00.000Z 2014-08-30T01:28:00.000Z 50.634602 Medieval and Renaissance, room 9, case 4 2.26134 oolitic limestone Oolitic limestone, carved A.25-1979 a251979 O115397 Head 1 The head is bearded and has wavy hair, parted in the middle and flowing back from the face to... Thérouanne, Pas-de-Calais 2009BY4610 This head is one of a group of five discovered in the wall of a house in rue Saint-Croix in St... This is one of five heads discovered in the wall of a building in Rue Saint-Croix in St Omer... 3 VA head-head-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z carving Head 1244 1225 view