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457322
  • Title
    Australia Vase, 1906 / Josiah Wedgwood & Sons LTD
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SAFE/DR 1
    Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 27
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1906
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    457322
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Objects - 1 white on blue jasper ware vase, urn-shaped, mounted to a square base and with a small lid. 2 white on green jasper ware medallion panels adorn each side - height approx. 28 cm. incl. lid; 18 cm. at widest point - small chip on vase rim
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  • General note

    Known as the Australia Vase, this vase was first produced, in very limited numbers, in 1906: see "Wedgwood: the Australian Heritage", Wedgwood Australia Limited, 1987, p.17
    Decorative motifs on the vase & lid include grapes, fruit, ears of wheat
    Vase handles are in the shape of ram horns
    Vase lid handle is in the shape of a crown
    Medallion panels are of Captain Cook and the "Sydney Cove Medallion"
    Further notes held at PXn 215
    Digital order no:Album ID : 954364
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Cook / Banks / Solander / Phillips [sic ie A. Phillip] -- on white band surrounding top of vase.
    Impressed on base 'Wedgwood' and 'O'.
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