Brunswick, Victoria, Australia commenced 1870
Brunswick, Victoria, Australia commenced 1870 – 1946
(c.1935) Description: Box [a] with lid [b] | having a cicada as a knob | rectangular, straight sided
Place made: Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: ceramics, earthenware, earthenware Place Published: Brunswick, Victoria
By the 1930s small manufacturers of bricks and industrial ceramics, such as the Hoffman Brick Company, expanded their product lines to include moulded ‘art ottery’, with Australian flora and fauna modelled in the fashionable art deco and ‘moderne’ styles of the period.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra