Australian Decorative Arts

 (2273 works)

  • 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
  • Coursing trophy
    Title
    Coursing trophy
    Production date
    (c. 1875)
    Artist/Maker
    Edward FISCHER
    Medium
    sterling silver, silver-gilt
    Accession number
    D56.a-b-1979
    Credit Line
    The Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1979
  • Traces, necklace
    Title
    Traces, necklace
    Production date
    (2002)
    Artist/Maker
    Helge LARSEN; Darani LEWERS
    Medium
    sterling silver, porcelain
    Accession number
    2005.67
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (early 20th century-mid 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Northern Territory / Western Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on beanwood (Erythina vespertilio), falcon feathers, natural binder
    Accession number
    2011.170
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • 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
  • UTW lounge chair
    Title
    UTW lounge chair
    Production date
    (1959)
    Artist/Maker
    Fred LOWEN (designer); THE FLER COMPANY, Richmond, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    pine (Pinus sp.), steel, cotton, (other materials)
    Accession number
    D20-1992
    Credit Line
    Gift of Mr and Mrs Robert Bruce, 1992
  • Broad shield
    Title
    Broad shield
    Production date
    (early 19th century-mid 19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Victorian Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood, cane, pipeclay
    Accession number
    2011.123
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • 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
  • Scape armchair
    Title
    Scape armchair
    Production date
    (1960)
    Artist/Maker
    Grant FEATHERSTON (designer); ARISTOC INDUSTRIES PTY LTD, Glen Waverly, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    steel, plywood, vinyl, (other materials)
    Accession number
    D1-1993
    Credit Line
    Gift of the Hamilton Art Gallery, 1993
  • Floor pot
    Title
    Floor pot
    Production date
    (1967)
    Artist/Maker
    Milton MOON
    Medium
    stoneware
    Accession number
    D93-1978
    Credit Line
    Presented by The Potters Cottage Pty Ltd, 1978
  • Lounge suite
    Title
    Lounge suite
    Production date
    (1983)
    Artist/Maker
    BUILT MODERNE, Port Melbourne (manufacturer); Roger WOOD (designer); HEALY METALWORKING (manufacturer); Ray ARNOLD (textile screenprinter)
    Medium
    steel, copper, cotton, (other materials)
    Accession number
    D5.a-c-1986
    Credit Line
    Purchased with the assistance of the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1986
  • Building, brooch
    Title
    Building, brooch
    Production date
    (1986)
    Artist/Maker
    Carlier MAKIGAWA
    Medium
    stainless steel, silver, papier mâché, gold leaf
    Accession number
    D18-1988
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
  • Neckpiece
    Title
    Neckpiece
    Production date
    (2004)
    Artist/Maker
    Mascha MOJE
    Medium
    steel, glass
    Accession number
    2005.176
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
  • Neckpiece
    Title
    Neckpiece
    Production date
    (2004)
    Artist/Maker
    Mascha MOJE
    Medium
    polyester resin, nylon thread
    Accession number
    2005.175
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
  • 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
  • The Flemington Cup
    Title
    The Flemington Cup
    Production date
    1849
    Artist/Maker
    Charles BRENTANI
    Medium
    silver, silver-gilt
    Accession number
    D30-1984
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of BP Australia Limited, Governor, 1984
  • Trevor and friend
    Title
    Trevor and friend
    Production date
    (c. 1960)
    Artist/Maker
    John PERCEVAL
    Medium
    earthenware
    Accession number
    D21.a-b-1987
    Credit Line
    Gift of John Perceval, 1987
  • Entropy of Red: Crown
    Title
    Entropy of Red: Crown
    Production date
    (1995)
    Artist/Maker
    Robert BAINES
    Medium
    silver-gilt, glass, plastic
    Accession number
    1995.563
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of BP Australia Limited, Governor, 1995
  • Inkstand
    Title
    Inkstand
    Production date
    (c. 1909)
    Artist/Maker
    JAMES McBEAN & SON, Melbourne (manufacturer)
    Medium
    silver, silver-gilt, emu egg, Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
    Accession number
    D68.a-c-1979
    Credit Line
    The Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1979