Melbourne Winter Masterpieces
Art Deco 1910–1939


Key works

  • AUBURN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, Auburn and Connersville, Indiana (manufacturer)
United States 1900-37
Cord 812 Westchester sedan 1937
160.0 x 180.0 x 500.0 cm
Private collection, Melbourne
Photo: Brian Scott

    AUBURN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, Auburn and Connersville, Indiana (manufacturer)
    United States 1900-37
    Cord 812 Westchester sedan 1937
    160.0 x 180.0 x 500.0 cm
    Private collection, Melbourne
    Photo: Brian Scott

  • Tamara De Lempicka
Poland 1898-1980, emigrated to France 1918, worked in United States 1939-69, Mexico 1962-80
The telephone II (Le téléphone II) 1930
oil on wood panel
35.0 x 27.0 cm
Wolfgang Joop Collection, London
© Tamara De Lempicka/ADAGP, Paris. Represented by VISCOPY, Sydney

    Tamara De Lempicka
    Poland 1898-1980, emigrated to France 1918, worked in United States 1939-69, Mexico 1962-80
    The telephone II (Le téléphone II) 1930
    oil on wood panel
    35.0 x 27.0 cm
    Wolfgang Joop Collection, London
    © Tamara De Lempicka/ADAGP, Paris. Represented by VISCOPY, Sydney

  • KILPIN LTD, London (manufacturer)
England active (1920s)
SIÉGEL (attributed to) (manufacturer)
France est. 1867
Cloche hat on Mannequin head (c. 1925)
straw, felt and velvet appliqué (hat)
plaster (mannequin) 
17.0 x 22.6 cm diameter (hat)
79.0 x 31.0 x 22.0 cm (mannequin)
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Accessioned, 1977 & 2002 (T.442-1977) (T.3.2002)
© V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    KILPIN LTD, London (manufacturer)
    England active (1920s)
    SIÉGEL (attributed to) (manufacturer)
    France est. 1867
    Cloche hat on Mannequin head (c. 1925)
    straw, felt and velvet appliqué (hat)
    plaster (mannequin)
    17.0 x 22.6 cm diameter (hat)
    79.0 x 31.0 x 22.0 cm (mannequin)
    Victoria and Albert Museum, London
    Accessioned, 1977 & 2002 (T.442-1977) (T.3.2002)
    © V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum, London