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Title

Tea-pot with boiling billies and gumtree design

(circa 1917)


Artist

Margaret Preston

Australia, England, France

29 Apr 1875 - 28 May 1963


Details


Other Titles

Teapot with boiling billies and gumtree design

Teapot with repeated boiling billies and gumtree design


Place where the work was made

England


Date

(circa 1917)


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

earthenware with slip and sgraffito decoration


Dimensions

14.4 cm height; 6.3 cm diameter (base)


Signature & date

Signed on base, incised "Macpherson". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Mr W.G. Preston the artist's widower 1967


Location

Not on display


Accession number

C9.1967


Artist information

Margaret Preston

Artist profile

Works in the collection

115


Place

Where the work was made
England

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Elizabeth Butel, Margaret Preston: the art of constant rearrangement, Ringwood, 1985, 94. cat.no. C.2

Deborah Edwards, Margaret Preston, 'The decorative vision 1912-1919', pg. 35-60, Sydney, 2005, 58 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, cover (colour illus.), 13. cat.no. 51. This object appears on the back cover of this publiciation.

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 95; titled "Teapot with repeated boiling billies and gumtree design"; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales