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An image of Vase with gum tree and kangaroo decoration by Ernest Finlay, Alan Finlay

Ernest Finlay

(Australia circa 1890 – 1930)

Alan Finlay

(Australia  – )

Vase with gum tree and kangaroo decoration
Other titles:
Vase with kangaroo in a landscape [Gregory Hill, 'The potteries of Brunswick', Shepparton Art Gallery, 2000, pg.88]
Vase decorated with kangaroos in landscape
Cultural origin
Media category
Materials used
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
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 10. 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. 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. 46; titled 'Vase decorated with kangaroos in landscape'

Exhibition history (4)

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):

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