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A7434 Platter, 'Sydney Harbour and cockatoos', stoneware, Sandra Taylor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1980. Click to enlarge.

‘Sydney Harbour and cockatoos’ platter made by Sandra Taylor

Made by Taylor, Sandra in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1980.
Platter, 'Sydney Harbour and cockatoos', glazed stoneware, Sandra Taylor, Sydney, Australia, 1980.
Rounded stoneware platter, unfooted flat base flaring to a shallow bowl with two small protruding handles at each side. The platter features a light coloured stoneware body, decorated under the glaze with a Sydney harbour scene, the Opera House (in pink), palm trees in grey and blue and reserve colouredcockatoos in the foreground with the Sydney Harbour Bridge painted in grey in the background. An undecorated border frames the image. The glaze is a light grey/buff, crackled and opaque in parts for decorative effect.

Summary

Object No.

A7434

Object Statement

Platter, 'Sydney Harbour and cockatoos', stoneware, Sandra Taylor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1980

Physical Description

Platter, 'Sydney Harbour and cockatoos', glazed stoneware, Sandra Taylor, Sydney, Australia, 1980.
Rounded stoneware platter, unfooted flat base flaring to a shallow bowl with two small protruding handles at each side. The platter features a light coloured stoneware body, decorated under the glaze with a Sydney harbour scene, the Opera House (in pink), palm trees in grey and blue and reserve colouredcockatoos in the foreground with the Sydney Harbour Bridge painted in grey in the background. An undecorated border frames the image. The glaze is a light grey/buff, crackled and opaque in parts for decorative effect.

Marks

none

Dimensions

Height

60 mm

Production

Notes

Ceramic made in 1980

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1980

Acquisition Date

15 December 1980

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Sydney Harbour and cockatoos' platter made by Sandra Taylor 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 4 August 2020, <https://ma.as/189905>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/189905 |title='Sydney Harbour and cockatoos' platter made by Sandra Taylor |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=4 August 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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