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2017/37/1 Deer Vase, with plinths (2) and base, polyurethane / acrylic / wood / metal, made by Kate Rohde, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2016. Click to enlarge.

‘Deer Vase’ by Kate Rohde

Made by Rohde, Kate in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2016.

This is an artwork by Kate Rohde, a contemporary Melbourne-based artist and designer whose practice embraces art, craft and design elements. She is recognised as a leading Australian maker who creates decorative objects, jewellery, wallpaper, interiors, sculpture, fashion. Kate is well-known for combining historical decorative motifs and contemporary materials such as polyurethane in the creation of her 3-D objects and jewellery.

Her investigations into the changing nature and perception of de...

Summary

Object No.

2017/37/1

Object Statement

Deer Vase, with plinths (2) and base, polyurethane / acrylic / wood / metal, made by Kate Rohde, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2016

Physical Description

Multi-coloured polyurethane vase with accompanying gold mirrored plinth and blue floor base. The vase has deers standing amongst flowers and vines protruding from its body, two birds as the handles and horns at its top. Each horn has a bird sitting on it. There is a gold plinth for the vase to sit on and a blue floor base.

A second gold plinth was commissioned by the Museum to house a projector whilst the vase is on display.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Height

2540 mm

Width

1220 mm

Depth

1230 mm

Production

Notes

The vase was made from a single mould in Melbourne, Australia by Kate Rohde.

History

Notes

Exhibited in Luminous Realms exhibition at Craft, Melbourne, Victoria, 10 December 2016 - 11 February, 2017, solo exhibition of Kate Rohde's recent work.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds from the MAAS Foundation, 2017

Acquisition Date

26 September 2017

Cite this Object

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'Deer Vase' by Kate Rohde 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 September 2019, <https://ma.as/550551>

Wikipedia

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