Dating remued pottery
For over 150 years Bendigo Pottery has been famous for creating high quality ceramics.
A major tourist attraction, the pottery offers visitors a unique combination of great shopping, hands on clay experiences and the opportunity to step back in time.
Henry Trevena was in charge of the manufacture of Mc Hugh’s Art Ware.
The retail area and museum are wheelchair accessible and there is a wheelchair available for use on the site.On page 103 of “The Pottries of Brunswick”, Gregory Hill talks about Francis Manallack and his link with Mc Hugh.Greg says that it was Francis Manallack who was responsible for the cobalt glaze that was employed at Mc Hugh to such a striking effect.From what I have been able to determine Mc Hugh’s production of Art Ware was over a very limited period.I have discussed this with Robert (the curator of the “Erin May Collection”), Andrew (the curator of “The Mc Gowan Collection”) and Ross Pentreath.
Jewellery: Massive selection high quality estate jewellery, includes precious stone such as brilliant cut Diamonds, Emeralds, Tanzanite, sapphires, gold and diamond watches, bone, ivory, ruby, jade, silver and other vintage jewellery, rings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches, costume jewellery, watches, etc.