Learn about Boyd, Arthur Merric Bloomfield

A member of one of the most distinguished 'art' families of Australia. Born in 1920, he was instructed by his father, William Merric Boyd, in the art of ceramics, and painting in the Heidelberg tradition by his grandfather. During the 1930's Boyd came into contact with the modern movement and was brought into touch with the Contemporary Art Society by Albert Tucker. One of Australia's most important artists, Boyd died in 1999.
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Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, Victoria, cylindrical flared earthenware jug with applied koala modelled handle mottled tan glaze incised Boyd 1923 12.5 cm high.

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, Victoria, earthenware lidded jug painted with abstract floral decoration signed Arthur Merric Boyd 17.5 cm high.

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, Victoria, circular earthenware dish painted with Indigenous figures incised A.M. Boyd 12 cm diameter.

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd painted decoration attributed to Neil Douglas, Victoria, circular earthenware dish decorated with kangaroos in a landscape attributed to Neil Douglas incised AMB 11 cm diameter.

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, circular earthenware dish decorated with indigenous figures in a landscape attributed to John Howley signed Richard incised a M Boyd Australia 12 cm diameter.

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, Victoria, painted decoration attributed to Neil Douglas Murrumbeena pottery circular earthenware dish painted with a scene showing a kangaroo in an outback landscape incised AMB 9.5 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Boyd, seven (7) mugs in mottled blue, green and cream experimental glazes, monogrammed 'A M B'. 8 cm

Neil Douglas and Arthur Merric Boyd pottery plate, hand painted with kangaroo and grass trees in a bush setting, glazed in green and signed 'Neil Douglas, A. M. B'

Arthur Merric Boyd irregular shaped vase with rough incised patterning, glazed in a brown and green gloss finish, and incised 'Amb'

Arthur Merric Boyd squat pottery vase with incised foliate and star designs, matt finished blue glaze, a red oxide dot pattern and incised 'Amb'

Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery, active 1944-63, Set of Eggcups, hand decorated with concentric circles and a chicken; incised makers mark. Diameter 10.6 cm (4)

John Perceval, Neil Douglas and Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd earthenware coffee pot of waisted cylindrical shape, with a vibrant scene showing kangaroos in an outback setting, in colours of blue yellow and green, incised 'Arthur Merric Boyd, Perceval & Do

Arthur Merric Boyd plate painted by John Percival featuring chicken

John Howley/Arthur Merric Boyd plaque decorated with two Aboriginal warriors in a landscape, signed 'Howley' to the front

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