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Polka dot cactus 1 and 2, pair of vases
1984

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
(a) 33.1 × 16.6 × 18.8 cm
(b) 33.2 × 18.5 × 18.7 cm
Inscription
(a) painted in black on base: Susan Ostling. '84.
inscribed in brown pen and ink on paper label on base: 26 Susan Ostling / Polka Dot Cactus 1
(b) painted in black on base: Susan Ostling. '84
inscribed in brown pen and ink on paper label on base: 27. Susan Ostling / Polka Dot Cactus 2.
Accession Number
D31.a-b-1985
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1985
© Susan Ostling
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
Pair of irregularly shaped four-sided vases of slab-built terracotta, decorated with cactus motifs in underglaze blue, blue-grey and yellow on the deep tan ground, with sgraffito details, the interior grey.