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92/904 Vase, earthenware, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales Australia, 1946-1960. Click to enlarge.

Earthenware vase

Designed
This well documented vase* is a tour-de-force of ceramic production from Wedgwood, one of England's leading factories in the late1800s. Modelled and painted with unique scenes by some of the best ceramic artists available at the time, the vase was selected for Wedgwood's spectacular displays in at least three international exhibitions: in Paris in 1878, in Sydney in 1879 and in Melbourne in 1880.

Before he worked for Wedgwood, the vase's painter, John Holloway, worked at the Minton ceramic …

Summary

Object No.

92/904

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 swan, opening in the back, polychrome lustre glazed with gold highlights (eye).

Marks

Impressed mark "B11" under the base under glaze, and printed mark "PATES / POTTERIES / SYDNEY / AUSTRALIA" under the base over glaze in gold.

Dimensions

Height

102 mm

Width

148 mm

Depth

91 mm

Production

Notes

Pottery situated at 61 Lakemba Street, Belmore, Sydney.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dr David H Chamberlain under the Tax Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 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/128286>

Wikipedia

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