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93/305/5 Slip-casting mould, for vase V-31 SG, plaster, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia, 1946-1970. Click to enlarge.

Slip-casting mould, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd

Designed
Plaster slip-cast mould, for Vase No V-31 SG, a 5 piece stage 3 case mould for slip casting in earthenware; the main panel -1 with decorative surface in high relief is rectangular and recessed within the open faced case, one side only of a vase in the shape of a fish (with its tail curled over its back and a conical shell placed diagonally to the body, the mouth of the shell forms the rim of the vase), the recessed panel flanked and held in place by four border pieces to produce a rectangular …

Summary

Object No.

93/305/5

Object Statement

Slip-casting mould, for vase V-31 SG, plaster, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia, 1946-1970

Physical Description

Plaster slip-cast mould, for Vase No V-31 SG, a 5 piece stage 3 case mould for slip casting in earthenware; the main panel -1 with decorative surface in high relief is rectangular and recessed within the open faced case, one side only of a vase in the shape of a fish (with its tail curled over its back and a conical shell placed diagonally to the body, the mouth of the shell forms the rim of the vase), the recessed panel flanked and held in place by four border pieces to produce a rectangular case mould (with right corner scooped) when assembled.

Marks

Each part marked "V-31 S.G."

Dimensions

Height

415 mm

Width

370 mm

Depth

170 mm

Production

Notes

Pottery situated at 61 Lakemba Street, Belmore, Sydney.

History

Notes

Ron G Pate, OBE. Managing director of Pates Pottery Pty Ltd ; former mayor of Canterbury Minicipality ; former Chief Scout commissioner.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Ron Pate, 1993

Acquisition Date

17 August 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

Slip-casting mould, made by Pates Potteries Pty Ltd 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 December 2022, <https://ma.as/133546>

Wikipedia

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