HOFFMAN BRICK COMPANY, Vase (with gum nut & gum leaf decoration; cylindrical, with slightly flaring base and lip). Enlarge 1 /1

HOFFMAN BRICK COMPANY

Brunswick, Victoria, Australia commenced 1870

(organisation)

Vase (with gum nut & gum leaf decoration
cylindrical, with slightly flaring base and lip).
(c.1935) Materials & Technique: ceramics, vases earthenware, earthenware

Dimensions: 21.9 h x 13.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2664

The Hoffman Brick Company’s Gumnut vase typifies the stylish local product that began to displace imported wares on the mantelpieces of Australian bungalows of the 1930s.


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