Deception: Ceramics and Imitation' looks at objects potters have always created to delight and surprise by deceiving the eye. They range from functional tableware masquerading as fruit or vegetables to imitations of prized materials. With virtuoso display pieces startling in their verisimilitude and luxurious imitations of silver, marble or gemstones, this display draws on the V&A's extensive ceramic collections to show some remarkable transformations.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2RL
25 May 2013 - 09 Feb 2014 Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM; Fri 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day
Venue Details & Map
South KensingtonLondonSW7 2RL
- +44 (0)20 7942 2000
- Public transport:
- Tube: South Kensington, Knightsbridge Train: Victoria. Follow the Museums tunnel from South Kensington Underground.