Australian Decorative Arts

 (2273 works)

  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (c. 1980)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Northern Territory Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    O.211-1991
    Credit Line
    Gift of Judith Ryan, 1991
  • Parrying shield
    Title
    Parrying shield
    Production date
    (1850s)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown New South Wales Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    2011.135
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Cohncave, bowl
    Title
    Cohncave, bowl
    Production date
    1991 {designed}; (1992) {manufactured}
    Artist/Maker
    Susan COHN (designer); ALESSI, Italy (manufacturer)
    Medium
    dyed and stainless steel
    Accession number
    D40-1993
    Credit Line
    Gift of Claudio Ventura, 1993
  • Basket
    Title
    Basket
    Production date
    2001
    Artist/Maker
    Mati (Bridget) Mudgidell Ngarti; Kukatja; Warlpiri
    Medium
    spinefex, wool, feathers, gumnuts, synthetic polymer paint
    Accession number
    2003.35
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Aboriginal Art, 2003
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (late 19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Western Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    2011.180
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Covered jar
    Title
    Covered jar
    Production date
    (1959)
    Artist/Maker
    H. R. HUGHAN
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    180.a-b-D5
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1960
  • Parrying shield
    Title
    Parrying shield
    Production date
    (19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Victorian Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth and natural pigments on wood.
    Accession number
    2011.139
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Bowl
    Title
    Bowl
    Production date
    (c. 1975)
    Artist/Maker
    Milton MOON
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    2003.645
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation from the Bequest of Kenneth Hood, Founder Benefactor, 2003
  • Rainforest shield
    Title
    Rainforest shield
    Production date
    (early 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Queensland Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments and natural pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2011.148
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • B220H Curl-up Contour chair
    Title
    B220H Curl-up Contour chair
    Production date
    (1953)
    Artist/Maker
    Grant FEATHERSTON (designer); EMERSON BROS PTY LTD, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    hardwood, plywood, cotton (replacement), (other materials)
    Accession number
    D220-1973
    Credit Line
    Gift of Grant and Mary Featherston, 1973
  • Poli chair
    Title
    Poli chair
    Production date
    (1971)
    Artist/Maker
    Grant FEATHERSTON (designer); Mary FEATHERSTON (designer); MODULE COMPANY & STAFF PTY LTD, Fairfield, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    fibreglass, cotton, (other materials)
    Accession number
    D44.1-1982
    Credit Line
    Gift of Grant and Mary Featherston, 1982
  • Bookcase
    Title
    Bookcase
    Production date
    (1950s)
    Artist/Maker
    Schulim KRIMPER
    Medium
    Teak (Tectona grandis), Black Bean (Castanospermum australe), glass, brass, (other materials)
    Accession number
    D147-1981
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1981
  • Jamu (Camp dog)
    Title
    Jamu (Camp dog)
    Production date
    2001
    Artist/Maker
    Lena Yarinkura Rembarrnga
    Medium
    pandanus fibre, paperbark, feathers, earth pigments, glass
    Accession number
    2001.572
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation in memory of Axel Poignant by an anonymous donor, 2001
  • Bracelet
    Title
    Bracelet
    Production date
    (1983)
    Artist/Maker
    Susan COHN
    Medium
    anodised aluminium, plastic thread, vinyl tape
    Accession number
    D30-1983
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1983
  • Bowl
    Title
    Bowl
    Production date
    (1991)
    Artist/Maker
    Gwyn HANSSEN PIGOTT
    Medium
    porcelain
    Accession number
    D77-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1991
  • Stacked button neckpiece
    Title
    Stacked button neckpiece
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Rowena GOUGH
    Medium
    18 carat gold, mother of pearl
    Accession number
    1997.353
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1997
  • Bulnjin (dancing belt)
    Title
    Bulnjin (dancing belt)
    Production date
    1985
    Artist/Maker
    Jack Kalakala Rembarrnga
    Medium
    hand-rolled bark string, beeswax, feathers, earth pigments
    Accession number
    O.40-1994
    Credit Line
    Gift of Geoff and Janette Todd, 1994
  • Rainforest shield
    Title
    Rainforest shield
    Production date
    (c. 1900)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Queensland Aboriginal
    Medium
    natural pigments on hardwood
    Accession number
    2011.167
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Coffee pot
    Title
    Coffee pot
    Production date
    (1964-1973)
    Artist/Maker
    Gwyn HANSSEN PIGOTT
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    1998.175.a-b
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by the artist, Member, 1998
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Queensland Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood, natural pigments
    Accession number
    2011.153
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011