SUPERB EXAMPLE OF JOHN BOSCO TIPILOURA POTTERY! Proudly presenting an exquisite Australian Aboriginal studio pottery piece expertly handcrafted, beautifully decorated and signed by the Tiwi Islands potter, John Bosco Tipiloura in 1977.
This exquisite piece has been finished in pale grey glaze with brushed earthy brown atop. The inner base of the bowl features an exceptional sgraffito depiction of an Ibis bird inscribed into the earthy brown glaze and framed within curved inscribed lines. A band of vertical lines is inscribed into the brown band surrounding the inner top rim. The exterior of the bowl is beautifully decorated with a series of sgraffito patterned shields surrounding the body.Brushed brown bands trim the base and rim. This expertly potted piece is an absolute delight to hold and view. Being hand crafted, it is almost as if you can feel the potters hands that formed the clay into shape. The Aboriginal pattern has an appealing Tribal feel and the glazes have a fabulous earthy nature. SIZE: This impressive piece stands approx 80mms tall and measures 197mms in diameter.
CONDITION: This piece is very good vintage condition with no chips or repairs. There is one exceptionally tight and fine hairline crack, which remains totally stable and one must examine the piece incredibly closely to even notice. There is a small amount of light staining to the interior and some fine overall crazing to the glaze mentioned for complete accuracy. This bowl presents exceptionally well.
MARKS: This piece is beautifully signed and dated to the base with a brushed "JBT 1977" signature. THE ARTIST: John Bosco Tipiloura and Eddie Puruntatameri founded Tiwi Pottery in the 1970s. John Bosco Tipiloura's work features in many prestigious collections both within Australia and overseas.This exquisite piece would make an outstanding addition to any John Bosco Tipiloura, Aboriginal art or Australian pottery collection. A stunning feature in any contemporary, tribal or earthy styled home. An ideal gift idea for the discerning admirer of fine quality, handcrafted objects of sheer beauty! We use PREMIUM grade packaging materials including: High grade double sided bubble wrap Enviro peas (void fill) Sturdy boxes...
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This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Vases". The seller is "threetreefrogs" and is located in melbourne. This item can be shipped worldwide.