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2011/96/1-2 Platter, glaze and sgraffito decoration, slip cast earthenware, made by Jedda Pottery, possibly decorated by Daisy Merton, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1955. Click to enlarge.

Jedda Pottery platter

Made
  • c 1955
Platter, glaze and sgraffito decoration, slip cast earthenware, made by Jedda Pottery, possibly decorated by Daisy Merton, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1955

Slipcast earthenware platter with glaze and sgraffito decoration. The low, egg-shaped platter depicts an Indigenous Australian male figure with sgraffito details against a black ground. The male figure wears a white waist cloth and headband and sits amongst grasses below a leafless tree.

Summary

Object No.

2011/96/1-2

Object Statement

Platter, glaze and sgraffito decoration, slip cast earthenware, made by Jedda Pottery, possibly decorated by Daisy Merton, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1955

Physical Description

Platter, glaze and sgraffito decoration, slip cast earthenware, made by Jedda Pottery, possibly decorated by Daisy Merton, Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1955

Slipcast earthenware platter with glaze and sgraffito decoration. The low, egg-shaped platter depicts an Indigenous Australian male figure with sgraffito details against a black ground. The male figure wears a white waist cloth and headband and sits amongst grasses below a leafless tree.

Marks

Black stamp on base, 'Jedda / AUSTRALIA'.
Inscribed on base, '103'.

Dimensions

Height

77 mm

Width

220 mm

Production

Made

  • c 1955

Cite this Object

Harvard

Jedda Pottery platter 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2022, <https://ma.as/424336>

Wikipedia

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