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Title

Vase with cat design

1915


Artist

Elza Josephson

Australia

19th century -


Details


Other Title

Vase decorated with black cats


Date

1915


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

hand painted porcelain with overglazed decoration


Dimensions

20.7 h x 14.1 cm diam.


Signature & date

Signed and dated on base "E. Josephson 1915" [the initial letters of signature forming cat's tails]


Credit

Purchased 1916


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2234


Artist information

Elza Josephson

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 11. cat.no. 31

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and gumnuts - the Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. General reference

Peter Timms, Australian pottery 1900 to 1950, 'Australian pottery 1900 to 1950', pg. 9-14, Shepparton, 1978, 37, 64. cat.no. 69; titled 'Vase decorated with black cats'