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Allegorical landscape
(Paesaggio allegorico)
1981

Medium
porcelain
Measurements
(a-d) 18.1 × 40.4 × 25.3 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Perth, Western Australia
Inscription
(a) painted in black on base: R Bell '81
painted in black on base: 4
Accession Number
D145.a-d-1986
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1986
© Robert Bell
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Construction in four parts consisting of an irregular platform in marbled grey porcelain with a rectilinear array of crosses inlaid in black, an upright gold lacquered pyramid supporting a grey trapezoidal grid and a triangular prism with angled ends decorated with gold lacquer which project between the two planar forms.