Collection Online

Botanical figure II
1994

Medium
stoneware
Measurements
59.0 × 23.0 cm diameter
Inscription
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on base: F Murphy / '94
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on paper label on base: F MURPHY / BOTANICAL / FIGURE
Accession Number
D53-1994
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1994
© Fiona Murphy
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
A simple tall shouldered vase with a petalled rim, the surface delicately patterned, almost as if it has been carved from stone, and with a dull white glaze. The overall effect is suggestive of a Cycladic sculpture or a part of a flower.