Vase with gum tree and kangaroo decoration
circa 1890 - 1930
Vase with kangaroo in a landscape [Gregory Hill, 'The potteries of Brunswick', Shepparton Art Gallery, 2000, pg.88]
Vase decorated with kangaroos in landscape
earthenware with painted underglaze
19.4h x 14.4 cm diam.
Signature & date
Signed and dated at base, brown underglaze "E. Finlay 1913".
Gift of Nairne Butchart 1978
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Project 24 - Cicadas and Gumnuts: The Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935 (1978), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Apr 1978–07 May 1978
Australian pottery 1900 to 1950 (1978-79):
- Shepparton Art Museum, Australia 05 Sep 1978–05 Oct 1978
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 07 Dec 1978–09 Jan 1979
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 18 Jan 1979–08 Feb 1979
- Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 24 Feb 1979–25 Mar 1979
Flora and Fauna - Australian Decorative Art from the Gallery's Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1998–20 Jun 1998
The Potteries of Brunswick, Shepparton Art Museum, Australia, 27 Feb 2000–16 Apr 2000
Referenced in 4 publications
Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 10. cat.no. 25
Gregory Hill, The potteries of Brunswick, 'Doutta Galla Pottery 1908-1913', pg. 88-94, Shepparton, 2000, 88 (colour illus.).
Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 43; titled 'Vase'; Collection of Mr Nairne Butchart, Melbourne.
Peter Timms, Australian pottery 1900 to 1950, 'Australian pottery 1900 to 1950', pg. 9-14, Shepparton, 1978, 61. cat.no. 46; titled 'Vase decorated with kangaroos in landscape'