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Bud vase

Stuart crystal Shaftesbury teardrop bud vase

This cut lead crystal bud vase from the ‘Shaftesbury’ suite by Stuart Crystal has an everted rim, tapering in to a waisted neck and broad bulbous body with a lattice formed from five rows of interlocking diamond shaped panels surmounted…
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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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