Vase with pastoral design of figures bathing
circa 1890 - 1930
Large vase in classical form
earthenware with painted underglaze
23.1h x 18.8 cm diam.
Signature & date
Signed on base "Ernest Finlay/ 1920/...".
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 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
Referenced in 5 publications
Peter Timms, Australian pottery 1900 to 1950, 'Australian pottery 1900 to 1950', pg. 9-14, Shepparton, 1978, 30, 61. cat.no. 47; titled 'Large vase in classical form'
Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens and Charles Lloyd Jones (Editors), Art in Australia [vol. 1, no. 8], Sydney, 1920, (illus.).
Flora & fauna Australian decorative arts from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1998, cover (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 10. cat.no. 26
Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no.44; titled 'Vase'; Collection of Art Gallery of New South Wales