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Orrefors bowl

Corona bowl The heavy crystal circular ‘Corona’ bowl, designed by Lars Hellsten, comprising eight striking wedge shaped panels and a flat base; etched mark of Orrefors and numerals underside, with paper label. Year of introduction 1978. Height: 6cm Diameter: 18.5cm

Janet Gray

Large blue on white ramekin with crab, fish and starfish painting. Janet Gray Studio at South Yarra was established by John Knight and Isabel Grose. John Arthur Barnard Knight (1910-1993) was born in Warracknabeal, Victoria. He studied art at the…
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Big Balloons

The stunning vocals of Lauren Lucille and Nick Di Gregorio on guitar feature in Big Balloons. David Dower & Matt Fisher create original, vibrant music with piano, percussion, strings and vocals. Their music is rhythmic, sensitive, engaging, accessible, and fun….
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Steiglitz

Steiglitz Primary School is one the earliest state schools in Victoria. Designed by renowned surveyor and architect Henry Robert Bastow, who oversaw an unprecedented school building program after the passing of the Education Act (1872). This legislation proclaimed that education…
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Sgraffito

Sgraffito (in Italian “to scratch”) is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of color or colors (underglazes or colored slips) to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layer(s) to create contrasting images, patterns and…
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Tom Sanders

Lidded red earthenware jar Made in 1962 by Tom Sanders, the sombre rounded form and teal colouring is enlivened by Miro like sgraffito drawings. The handles suggest a function perhaps lost in the mists of time. It is a substantial…
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MVMT watch

Jake (left) and Kramer (right) launched a wildly successful crowdfunding campaign, that offered a new way to shop for stylish watches. MVMT was the first watch company built on a direct-to-consumer model. This means they are able to offer the…
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Nana

Prototype of the female This 10 cm dish is an early ceramic work of Tom Sanders (1924-2008). Émile Zola published his novel Nana in 1880. Flaubert wrote Zola an effusive letter praising the novel in detail. In summation he wrote:…
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Success

You Deserve Better Trust yourself and build a solid connection with your team, who have all the guidance and answers! Developing your intuition in connection with your team is how you know what to do next, when to do it,…
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