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 Boyd (1920-1999). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware lidded jug with underglaze abstract decoration, inscribed Arthur Merric Boyd, 18 cm high

Arthur Merric Boyd (1920-1999) (potter). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware jug decorated with bounding kangaroo, incised Arthur Merric Boyd, 14 cm high

Arthur Merric Boyd (1920-1999). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware beaker with underglaze decoration of kangaroos in a bush landscape, incised AM Boyd, 10.5 cm high

Arthur Merric Boyd (1920-1999). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware dish with underglaze decoration of a landscape with kangaroos, emu and grass trees, incised AM Boyd, 19 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-99), carafe with lyrebird in landscape, incised Arthur Merric Boyd, further incised with EG, 40 cm high

Arthur Merric Boyd (1920-1999). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware dish with underglaze decoration of grass trees, inscribed Arthur Boyd 48, 14.5 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Boyd (1920-1999). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware dish underglaze decoration of a landscape with kangaroos, lizards and Aboriginal figures, incised AM Boyd 19 and stamped Primrose Pottery Shop Melbourne, 18.5 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999), Two saucer dishes, one blue and one yellow, incised AMB Australia, 16 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Boyd (1920-1999). A wheel thrown glazed earthenware dish with underglaze decoration of a landscape with kangaroos and banksias, incised AM Boyd, 17.5 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Boyd (1862-1940), a coffee pot, glazed earthenware with underglaze painted decoration of stylised floral and lyre birds motif, inscribed Arthur Merric Boyd to base, 20 cm high

Arthur Merric Boyd (1862-1940), a Lyre bird bowl, hand painted all over with lyre bird and leaf motifs, incised Arthur Merric Boyd to base, 33 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Boyd hand painted jug, signed to base, 15 cm high

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, (1920-1999) four large pottery mugs with varying hand painted scenes, the largest 9.5 cm high

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd, (1920-1999) A large pottery beaker, circa 1940 hand painted repeating kangaroo motif, painted signature and date to base, 12 cm high (hairline crack to rim)

Arthur Merric Boyd and Neil Douglas 'Mirage' painted ceramic plate, inscribed to base 'Arthur Merric Boyd Australia', signed in underglaze '"Mirage" Australia Neil Douglas' diameter 22 cm. Arthur Merric Boyd and Neil Douglas 'Mirage' painted ceramic plate,

Boyd, Arthur Merric Bloomfield (1920-1999) vase of waisted form, with blue speckled glaze. Date 1928. Height 14 cm

Neil Douglas Pottery plate with painted rural landscape scene. Potted by Arthur Merric Boyd. Diameter 30.5 cm

Remains of pottery collection. Arthur Merric Boyd pink & green bowl (diameter 15 cm); Harvy school vase (dia. 10 cm); Grace Seccombe miniature koala statue (4.5 cm); David & Hermia Boyd vase (15 cm); Hatton Beck pottery dog (9 cm)

Neil Douglas, AMB (Arthur Merric Boyd) pottery dish with boxing kangaroos (10.5 cm); plus Guy Boyd emu vase (7 cm)

A.M.B. (Arthur Merric Boyd), Pottery tea ware comprising teapot, milk jug & 3 cups & saucers. Pot height 22 cm, 8 pieces

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (Active c.1934-99), Neil Douglas (Active c.1946-75), the large hand painted bowl incised A. M. Boyd and hand painted in the Australian Rainforest / Sunrise on the mists / lyrebird singing / from sketches made in the Narbethong

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (Active c.1934-99), Neil Douglas (Active c.1946-1975), hand painted vase, signed Neil Douglas of A. M. Boyd pottery to base, 11 cm high

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (Active c.1934-99), Neil Douglas (Active c.1946-75), the platter hand painted verso Willburga Gibbons (possibly) / Simpsons Desert / Australia / 1953 and signed Neil Douglas, A. M. Boyd pottery, 33 cm diameter

Neil Douglas (Active c.1946-75), Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (Active c.1934-99), the hand painted beaker incised Neil Douglas / AMB / 1949 to base, 9.5 cm high

Set of four Australian pottery mugs, signed Arthur Merric Boyd (1 A/F)

Neil Douglas A.M.B. (Arthur Merric Boyd): pottery dish painted with a rural landscape. Signed A.M.B. 9.5 cm. Plus a pottery mug with kangaroos in landscape. Signed, 7.5 cm x 11 cm. (2 items)

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (1920-1999), a single handled jug earthenware, glaze hand painted Arthur Merric Boyd / Ab to base 26.5 cm high

Arthur Merric Boyd bowl, signed and dated 1946, 16.5 cm diameter

Arthur Merric Boyd and John Percival green glaze bowl. Diameter 12.7 cm. Height 5 cm

John Perceval and Arthur Merric Boyd Victoria, circa 1950, circular earthenware dish, painted with emus in a landscape in tones of blue yellow and green, incised JP, AMB. Diameter 22 cm

Neil Douglas 1911-2003 and Arthur Merric Boyd 1920-99. Australia. Bowl, circa 1950. Painted in polychrome with lyre bird and bush. Earthenware, inscribed on base Neil Douglas of A. M. Boyd. Diameter 26.5 cm

Arthur Merric Boyd, plate, interior painted with a rooster by Neil Douglas, signed 'Arthur Boyd Neil Douglas Australia'. Diameter 21.5 cm

Arthur Merric Boyd, glazed pottery ramekins, signed AMB to base, (5)

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd Victoria circa 1950, earthenware Indigenous elder relief face plaque incised A. M. Boyd. Height 27 cm

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

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