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Grovedale Pottery

Large 34cm dip platter, with printed backstamp. Danny Ortiz and his wife Karen operate a working pottery studio, gallery and cafe at Grovedale, Victoria. A potter with many years’ experience making wheel-thrown and handmade stoneware pieces, Ortiz marks his work…
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Silverplate from Hecworth was advertised in 1936. “Hecworth” was a brand name sold through a shopfront in Collins Street Melbourne.  Hecworth plate was made by Platers Pty Ltd in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda at 39 Greeves street. The “Hecworth”…
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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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