Shere Khan, The Tiger
Created by Phyllis Mary Bone
Usually date of exhibition rather than production
Object class: sculpture
Object type: statue
Material: metal - bronze
Description: A creeping tiger inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, in which the menacing yet lame Shere Khan is dangerous primarily because of his formidable intelligence.
Notes: This work was Bone's diploma work for the Royal Scottish Academy.
Exhibitions and other Events
Makers, Owners and Exhibitors
Owned by The Royal Scottish Academy
Acquired as Phyllis Bone's diploma work deposited after her election to the academy
The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1861-1989. Volume 1, A-D. A Dictionary of Exhibitors at the Annual Exhibitions of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1990 The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1861-1989
p. 144 (70)
Citing this record
'Shere Khan, The Tiger', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/object.php?id=msib6_1204112925, accessed 25 Mar 2017]