Ceramic elephant; Rutherford; 1900s; 6240.02

Name/Title

Ceramic elephant

About this object

This Brown ceramic elephant was an apprentice piece made at McSkimmings pottery in Benhar. This would have been made from a mold trialed in the early 20th century when techniques and technicians, such as Thomas Lovatt, were imported from the U.K.

Maker

McSkimming & Son Potteries

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Rutherford

Maker Role

Potter

Date Made

1900s

Medium and Materials

Ceramic

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Description

This generation of ceramics at Benhar is associated with Thomas Lovatt.

Collection

Benhar Collection

Credit Line

Donated by Eunice Bennett

Object Type

Figurine

Object number

6240.02

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

John george 06 Jun 2016 07:32 AM,UTC

Did Mcskimmimgs potteries make a black elephant. I have one that looks like it's from the same Mold as the brown one above but is straight black

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