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Dish, porcelain, designed by Dale Holborn for the Empire Porcelain Co, England, 1940-1950

Made 1940-1950

This dish is part of the Bill Chapman Collection. Collected mostly in the 1970s and 1980s, the majority of objects from the collection illustrate the use of Australian imagery in ceramics, glass and metalwork made either in Britain for the Australian market, or in Australia, in the late 19th century and in the first part of the 20th century.

Australian and English manufacturers of decorative arts became interested in Australian flora and fauna motifs in the early 19th century. From the mid 1850...

Summary

2001/2/23
Dish, porcelain, Empire Porcelain Co., England, 1940-1950.
Round porcelain fruit dish, decorated with a handpainted landscape scene with a wattle tree in the foreground. Signed "Dale Holborn" on the right hand side of the rim.

Production

Designed by Dale Holborn for the Empire Porcelain Co., England, 1940-50.

Made by Empire Porcelain Co., England, 1940-50. Painted by Dale Holborn.
1940-1950

Source

Gift of William L Chapman, 2001

Cite this Object

Dish, porcelain, designed by Dale Holborn for the Empire Porcelain Co, England, 1940-1950 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 30 March 2017, <https://ma.as/9897>
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