Collection Online
Medium
earthenware
Measurements
16.3 × 13.1 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Murrumbeena, Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
incised above rim of base: Doris Boyd
incised in base c.: M. Boyd / 1935 / Australian Rural / Pottery / Laughing Jackass / Kookaburra (underlined) / Koala, Native Bear (ala, Na underlined)
Accession Number
D76-1974
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1974
©The Estate of Merric and Doris Boyd
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Cylindrical shape, slight bulge at middle, decoration of tree whose branches encircle the pot, tree has oversized leaves and perched on the branches are two kookaburras and a koala, the background is carved away to leave the decoration in relief, thin grey-blue glaze with touches of blue and green