Australian Decorative Arts

 (2273 works)

  • Coolamon
    Title
    Coolamon
    Production date
    (1970s)
    Artist/Maker
    Donkeyman Lee Tjupurrula Kukatja
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2010.318
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Jim Cousins AO and Libby Cousins, 2010
  • Wardrobe
    Title
    Wardrobe
    Production date
    (c. 1835)
    Artist/Maker
    UNKNOWN, New South Wales
    Medium
    Red Cedar (Toona ciliata)
    Accession number
    D126-1977
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1977
  • Milky way, vase
    Title
    Milky way, vase
    Production date
    (c. 1956)
    Artist/Maker
    Klytie PATE
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D11-1984
    Credit Line
    Gift of Mrs Anne Howett Molan, 1984
  • Standing cup and cover
    Title
    Standing cup and cover
    Production date
    (c. 1870)
    Artist/Maker
    C. L. QWIST
    Medium
    silver, silver-gilt, emu egg
    Accession number
    509.a-b-D5
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1963
  • Casket
    Title
    Casket
    Production date
    (c. 1868)
    Artist/Maker
    William EDWARDS
    Medium
    silver, silver-gilt, emu egg, Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
    Accession number
    D84-1981
    Credit Line
    Gift of J. McIntyre, 1981
  • Marrka (Shield)
    Title
    Marrka (Shield)
    Production date
    (c. 1900)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Western Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood (Gyrocarpus sp.)
    Accession number
    2011.177
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Inkwell
    Title
    Inkwell
    Production date
    (c. 1885)
    Artist/Maker
    J. M. WENDT (attributed to)
    Medium
    silver, emu egg, ebonised wood
    Accession number
    D213-1979
    Credit Line
    The John and Jan Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1979
  • Jug
    Title
    Jug
    Production date
    (1978)
    Artist/Maker
    Gwyn HANSSEN PIGOTT
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    D80-1978
    Credit Line
    Purchased with the assistance of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1978
  • Aluminium shell chair
    Title
    Aluminium shell chair
    Production date
    (1954)
    Artist/Maker
    Fred LOWEN (designer); THE FLER COMPANY, Richmond, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    aluminium, wool (replacement), steel, wood, rubber, (other materials)
    Accession number
    2004.585
    Credit Line
    Gift of Fred Lowen, 2004
  • Teapot
    Title
    Teapot
    Production date
    (c. 1850)
    Artist/Maker
    Andreas FRITSCH
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D9-1972
    Credit Line
    Gift of W. G. Tuck, 1972
  • Briefcase
    Title
    Briefcase
    Production date
    (1987)
    Artist/Maker
    Susan COHN
    Medium
    anodised and dyed aluminium
    Accession number
    D93-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1991
  • Imanka (Mission days)
    Title
    Imanka (Mission days)
    Production date
    2000
    Artist/Maker
    Irene Mbitjana Entata Arrente
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    2001.569.a-b
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Aboriginal Art, 2001
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (early 20th century-mid 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Western Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    2011.181
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • 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
  • Necklace
    Title
    Necklace
    Production date
    (c. 1940)
    Artist/Maker
    David GRIEVE
    Medium
    gold, moonstone, amethyst
    Accession number
    D93-1974
    Credit Line
    Gift of Rachel Grieve, 1974
  • Shallow chest on stand
    Title
    Shallow chest on stand
    Production date
    (c. 1948)
    Artist/Maker
    Schulim KRIMPER
    Medium
    Red Cedar (Toona ciliata), Silver Ash (Flindersia bourjotiana), myrtle (Nothofagus cunninghamii), copper, brass
    Accession number
    1043-D4
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1948
  • Coffee drinking bowl
    Title
    Coffee drinking bowl
    Production date
    (1968-1973)
    Artist/Maker
    Gwyn HANSSEN PIGOTT
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    1998.174
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by the artist, Member, 1998
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    1972
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Northern Territory Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on wood
    Accession number
    2011.172
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Coorong Dreaming
    Title
    Coorong Dreaming
    Production date
    1995
    Artist/Maker
    Yvonne Koolmatrie Ngarrindjeri
    Medium
    sedge (Carex sp.)
    Accession number
    1999.186
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1999