A Tigress In Lieu Of Stamps (W2)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

A Tigress In Lieu Of Stamps

Date

1972

Description

Painted wood figure of tiger painted in reds, oranges and blacks with a protruding tongue, and a tail made of rope.

Materials and techniques

Pine, carved and painted with rope and bristle. The paint used is mainly Plaka with plastic emulsion for the large areas, together with a priming coat and a finishing coat of clear varnish.

Dimensions

length:  32cm
height:  16cm
width:  4cm

Object number

W2

Category

On view

  • A Tigress In Lieu Of Stamps, Sam Smith, 1972, Crafts Council Collection: W3. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.