Stock #: 1013064 Size: 12cm high
Price: AU$ 480.00
Rare Australian pottery bust, by Hermia Boyd, wife of David Boyd, modelled as a stylised torso of a woman with outstretched arms pooling water, the face with incised details and long black hair down her back, possibly a depiction of Venus.
Unsigned, circa 1960
References: Hermia was the wife of David Boyd, son of Merric Boyd. She was heavily influenced by Classical and Byzantine art, and worked with David on exploring the Byzantine decorative sgraffito technique, with the subjects often being mythological or biblical in or
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