Australian Decorative Arts

 (2273 works)

  • Trophy
    Title
    Trophy
    Production date
    (c. 1900)
    Artist/Maker
    William KERR (attributed to)
    Medium
    sterling silver, gold, emu egg, ebonised wood
    Accession number
    D113-1981
    Credit Line
    The Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1981
  • Bowl
    Title
    Bowl
    Production date
    (c. 1992-1995)
    Artist/Maker
    Gwyn HANSSEN PIGOTT
    Medium
    porcellaneous stoneware
    Accession number
    2003.572
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation from the Bequest of Kenneth Hood, Founder Benefactor, 2003
  • Gothic chair
    Title
    Gothic chair
    Production date
    1907
    Artist/Maker
    Annie BEAL
    Medium
    Black Bean (Castanospermum australe)
    Accession number
    D44-1985
    Credit Line
    Gift of Josephine Kenrick, 1985
  • Tunga
    Title
    Tunga
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla (Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu) Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark, natural fibre string
    Accession number
    1998.264
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1998
  • Platter
    Title
    Platter
    Production date
    1999
    Artist/Maker
    Milton MOON
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    1999.336
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1999
  • Bowl
    Title
    Bowl
    Production date
    (1950)
    Artist/Maker
    H. R. HUGHAN
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    1033-D4
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1950
  • Plate
    Title
    Plate
    Production date
    (1956)
    Artist/Maker
    Klytie PATE
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D30-1993
    Credit Line
    Gift of Terence Lane, 1993
  • Grecian, vase
    Title
    Grecian, vase
    Production date
    (1941)
    Artist/Maker
    Klytie PATE
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D97-1981
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1981
  • Brooch
    Title
    Brooch
    Production date
    (2005)
    Artist/Maker
    Simon COTTRELL
    Medium
    monel
    Accession number
    2005.178
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
  • Pair of bowls
    Title
    Pair of bowls
    Production date
    (c. 1976)
    Artist/Maker
    Gwyn HANSSEN PIGOTT
    Medium
    porcelain
    Accession number
    1998.177.1-2
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by the artist, Member, 1998
  • Welcome hall seat
    Title
    Welcome hall seat
    Production date
    (c. 1905)
    Artist/Maker
    Robert PRENZEL
    Medium
    Blackwood (Acacia melanoxyIon), copper
    Accession number
    D38-1985
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mrs Judy Rosner, Governor, 1985
  • Dish
    Title
    Dish
    Production date
    1967
    Artist/Maker
    Fred WILLIAMS (decorator); Tom SANDERS (thrower)
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D2-1971
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1971
  • Tunga
    Title
    Tunga
    Production date
    1993
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark, pandanus fibre, string
    Accession number
    O.32-1994
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Alcoa Foundation, Governor, 1994
  • Halley's Comet, brooch
    Title
    Halley's Comet, brooch
    Production date
    (1910)
    Artist/Maker
    JAMES McBEAN & SON, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    gold, citrine
    Accession number
    D73-1985
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1985
  • Numero IV lounge
    Title
    Numero IV lounge
    Production date
    (1971-1974) {designed}; (1974) {manufactured}
    Artist/Maker
    Grant FEATHERSTON (designer); Mary FEATHERSTON (designer); UNIROYAL PTY LTD, Dandenong, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    polyurethane foam, wool, (other materials)
    Accession number
    D101.a-c-1974
    Credit Line
    Presented by Uniroyal Pty Ltd, 1974
  • Basket
    Title
    Basket
    Production date
    (1981)
    Artist/Maker
    Bruce ANDERSON
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D142-1986
    Credit Line
    Presented by the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1986
  • Slab form
    Title
    Slab form
    Production date
    1976
    Artist/Maker
    Derek SMITH
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    D63-1976
    Credit Line
    Purchased with the assistance of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1976
  • MEDAL
    Title
    MEDAL
    Production date
    1907
    Artist/Maker
    Dora OHLFSEN
    Medium
    "The Awakening of Australian Art", obverse nude woman facing right onrocky outcrop, lettering on rim
    Accession number
    D89-1991
    Credit Line
    Presented anonymously, 1991
  • Pair of earrings
    Title
    Pair of earrings
    Production date
    (c. 1870)
    Artist/Maker
    DENIS BROS, Melbourne
    Medium
    gold
    Accession number
    D348.a-b-1980
    Credit Line
    Gift of Miss O. A. Sebire and Mrs H. N. Lord, nieces of the original owner, Miss Elizabeth Quayle of Wandin, Victoria, 1980
  • Button
    Title
    Button
    Production date
    (1948-1954)
    Artist/Maker
    Grant FEATHERSTON
    Medium
    glass, metal
    Accession number
    D3.88-1989
    Credit Line
    Gift of Grant and Mary Featherston, 1989