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Medium
earthenware
Measurements
19.8 × 14.2 × 12.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Daylesford, Victoria
Accession Number
D175-1986
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1986
© Courtesy of the artist
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Hexagonal form tapering towards the top which has a finial in the form of a seated man with a hat, the firgure (which turns) is surrounded by seven modelled cockatoos attached to the body. The piece is supplied with a spherical bead pull to operate the musical mechanism. Figures are decorated in colours, three facets of the box bear a naturalistic landscape of gums and clouds, the remaining three are decorated with an abstract design in pink and shades of grey.