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92/832 Vase, earthenware, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1960. Click to enlarge.

Earthenware vase

Designed
Vase, earthenware, slip-cast, with a domed foot supporting a vessel in the form of an elephant with a howdah on its back, the open howdah forms the mouth of the vase, polychrome glazed with gold highlights.

Summary

Object No.

92/832

Object Statement

Vase, earthenware, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1946-1960

Physical Description

Vase, earthenware, slip-cast, with a domed foot supporting a vessel in the form of an elephant with a howdah on its back, the open howdah forms the mouth of the vase, polychrome glazed with gold highlights.

Marks

Printed mark "PATES / POTTERIES / SYDNEY / AUSTRALIA" under the base over glaze in black.

Dimensions

Height

244 mm

Width

220 mm

Depth

134 mm

Production

Notes

Pottery situated at 61 Lakemba Street, Belmore, Sydney.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dr David H Chamberlain, 1992

Acquisition Date

29 June 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Earthenware vase 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 December 2022, <https://ma.as/128204>

Wikipedia

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