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92/836 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, in the form of a fish with its tail curled over its back, and a conical shell placed diagonally to the body of the fish, the mouth of the shell forms the rim of the vase, lustre glazed with light greenish-blue lustre on the fish and pinkish-mauve lustre on the shell, gold highlights and rim.

Summary

Object No.

92/836

Object Statement

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

Physical Description

Vase, earthenware, slip-cast, in the form of a fish with its tail curled over its back, and a conical shell placed diagonally to the body of the fish, the mouth of the shell forms the rim of the vase, lustre glazed with light greenish-blue lustre on the fish and pinkish-mauve lustre on the shell, gold highlights and rim.

Marks

Impressed mark "V31.SG" under the base under glaze ; Printed mark "PATES / POTTERIES / SYDNEY / AUSTRALIA" under the base over glaze in gold.

Dimensions

Height

258 mm

Width

212 mm

Depth

95 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 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 December 2022, <https://ma.as/128208>

Wikipedia

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