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Glazed stoneware bowl incised with fish in the bowl and stick figures around the rim

Date: 1994
Overall: 79 x 299 x 299 mm, 1372.77 g
Medium: Stoneware
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: Bowl
Object No: 00046794

User Terms

    The production and decoration of bowls such as this is indicative of the developing interest in Indigenous design in the second half of the twentieth century and the experimentation by Indigenous artists with new media.
    SignificanceThis bowl is significant as a typical design produced for the Indigenous art and craft tourist market. Using modern paints and practices, it exhibits traditional subjects and styles.
    HistoryThis wide-opened bowl is for ornamental, rather than practical use. The design of fishes and stick figures has been incised into the bowl prior to glazing. It has been designed specifically for the tourist market in Indigenous art and craft.

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