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89/1064 Vase, earthenware, made by Bennett Pottery, South Australia, 1930-1940. Click to enlarge.

Earthenware vase by Bennett Pottery

Made by Bennett's Magill Pottery in Magill, South Australia, 1930-1940.

Large jug-shaped vase, earthenware, wheel-thrown. Egg-shaped vessel with an undercut base and swollen lower body which tapers towards upper body then flares gently towards the rim, small pinched pourer. Angled “branch” handle which loops from upper body to mid-body is finger imprint textured and rustic in appearance with a forked upper terminal. Lower part of the vase featuring deeply incised and closely spaced reeded bands, interior and exterior glazed with an opaque white glaze, footrim unglaz...

Summary

Object No.

89/1064

Object Statement

Vase, earthenware, made by Bennett Pottery, South Australia, 1930-1940

Physical Description

Large jug-shaped vase, earthenware, wheel-thrown. Egg-shaped vessel with an undercut base and swollen lower body which tapers towards upper body then flares gently towards the rim, small pinched pourer. Angled "branch" handle which loops from upper body to mid-body is finger imprint textured and rustic in appearance with a forked upper terminal. Lower part of the vase featuring deeply incised and closely spaced reeded bands, interior and exterior glazed with an opaque white glaze, footrim unglazed.

Marks

Unmarked.

Dimensions

Height

273 mm

Width

225 mm

Depth

170 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dr Robert J Lyons, 1989

Acquisition Date

22 December 1989

Cite this Object

Harvard

Earthenware vase by Bennett Pottery 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 13 November 2019, <https://ma.as/90201>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/90201 |title=Earthenware vase by Bennett Pottery |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=13 November 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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