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JOHN OLSEN
AUSTRALIAN
TEN CERAMICS INCLUDING A JUG TITLED 'SPANISH ADVICE', A PLATE AND COVER TITLED 'HIGH DIDDLE DIDDLE' AND A SET OF EIGHT GOBLETS
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 AUD
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JOHN OLSEN
AUSTRALIAN
TEN CERAMICS INCLUDING A JUG TITLED 'SPANISH ADVICE', A PLATE AND COVER TITLED 'HIGH DIDDLE DIDDLE' AND A SET OF EIGHT GOBLETS
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 8,400 AUD
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Australian Art Including Selected International Works

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JOHN OLSEN
B.1928
AUSTRALIAN
TEN CERAMICS INCLUDING A JUG TITLED 'SPANISH ADVICE', A PLATE AND COVER TITLED 'HIGH DIDDLE DIDDLE' AND A SET OF EIGHT GOBLETS

The jug inscribed 'Hermana beba que la vida es breve' (Drink, sister, because life is short); signed, dated '70 and titled to base; potter's stamp to base
Height: 24.2 cm 

The plate and cover signed, dated and titled '70 to base; Impressed potter's stamp to base of plate
Diameter: 21 cm 

The goblets each initialled and impressed potter's stamp to base
Height: 20.5cm 


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Provenance

Chapman Powell Gallery, Melbourne
Private collection, Melbourne; purchased from the above in 1972

Important Australian Art Including Selected International Works

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Melbourne