Learn about Pate, Klytie

Born in Victoria in 1912, Klytie Pate (nee Sclater) studied drawing, painting and sculpture, and trained as a teacher in Melbourne. Her aunt, the artist Christian Waller, influenced her interest in the art deco style and classical mythology. She married William Pate in 1937, and taught until 1945 when she resigned to become a full-time professional potter. Pate exhibited regularly in the eastern capital cities from 1941. Her work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia, the Victorian state gallery and public and regional collections. Klytie Pate died in 2010.

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Kyltie Pate Pierced pottery vase with art deco motif, 31.5 cm high

An Australian earthenware coffee service for six, Klytie pate (1912-2010), the set comprising a coffee pot, creamer, two handled sugar pot and six cups and saucers, each piece hand modelled with a seahorse tail formed handles, the coffee pot 19 cm high

Klytie Pate Australian pottery vase with incised linear decoration. 34 cm.

A Klytie Pate Australia, 1912-2010 bowl deep pink with green interior, 28.5 cm wide

A Klytie Pate Australia, Pottery Vase. 11 cm wide

A Klytie Pate Australia, 1912-2010 green glazed pottery fruit bowl, incised signature, 24 cm wide

A Klytie Pate Australia, 1912-2010 bright yellow vase of baluster form. 25 cm

Klytie Pate (1912-2010). A white glazed earthenware figure of a rooster, incised Klytie Pate, 31 cm high

Klytie Pate (1912-2010). A glazed earthenware pierced lamp base decorated with flowers and leaves, incised Klytie Pate, 34 cm high

A fine Klytie Pate dragon lamp base, circa 1950s, the square form pierced lamp base with rounded shoulders and four roundels depicting writhing dragons, in a soft mottled mauve flowing to aqua and sage colours at the base; inscribed signature Klytie pate u

A polar bear Sgraffito pottery vase by Klytie Pate. Second half 20th century, the tapering footed vase with a continuous incised motif of polar bears and mountains in white outlined with pale blue below a mottled petrol blue sky; incised signature of Klyti

Klytie Pate (Australian, 1912-2010). Teapot circa 1950

Klytie Pate (Australian, 1912-2010). Kangaroo candle holder green and mauve glaze, with pierced decoration of kangaroos, incised 'Klytie Pate 1997'

Klytie Pate (Australian, 1912-2010). Black and white Egyptian vase black and white glaze, with incised decoration of stylized plants, incised 'Klytie Pate 1988'

Klytie Pate Pottery lidded jar with sgraffito car motif, glazed in blue & mauve. Height 10 cm, width 12 cm

Klytie Pate Pottery lamp base with applied dragon handles, glazed in burgundy. 24 cm

Klytie Pate pottery plate with oriental motif, Australian 1940. 27 cm diameter

Klytie Pate pottery plate with chrysanthemum motif, Australian 1940. 27 cm diameter

Klytie Pate jug of waisted globular form, the body incised with stylised emu with spread wings and head leading to spout, turquoise blue exterior and deep cranberry glazed interior, incised to underside 'Klytie Pate'. Height 22 cm

Klytie Pate, (1912-2010), Karnak pottery vase decorated with papyrus design on turquoise glaze, incised on base 'Klytie Pate, 1987'. Height 28 cm

Klytie Pate (1912-2010), white comorants pottery vase pierced with cormorants design, incised on base 'Klytie Pate, 1988'. Height 44 cm

A Klytie Pate giraffe candle holder 1998, the wheel thrown earthenware candle holder of barrel form with pierced decoration of giraffes feeding and drinking glazed in a rich mottled teal; incised signature and date underside. Height 16.5 cm diameter 14 cm

A Klytie Pate cat candle holder 1989, the wheel thrown earthenware candle holder of squat barrel form with pierced decoration of cats posing and grooming glazed in mottled aqua, purple to the interior; incised signature and date underside. Height 10 cm dia

A Klytie Pate lamp base, circa 1950s, the wheel thrown earthenware lamp base with pierced decoration of magnolias glazed in mottled pastel teal; incised signature underside; see similar in 'Australian Art pottery 1900-1950', Casuarina Press, page 296. Heig

Klytie Pate: Pierced pottery lamp base with dragon motif. 35 cm

Klytie Pate, Tall pottery jug with loop handle. 28.5 cm

Klytie pate: green glazed pottery fruit bowl, incised signature. Width 22 cm, height 5.5 cm

Klytie Pate, pottery fruit bowl glazed in green with pink base. Incised signature. 25 cm

Klytie Pate, pottery vase with green glaze & pink interior. Incised signature. 20.5 cm

Klytie pate (1912-2010). Australia, circa 1950. Wheel thrown earthenware lamp. Base with pierced decoration of anemones mauve and glaze incised Klytie pate. 42 cm high.

Klytie pate (1912-2010). Australia. A pierced earthenware vase in mottled green tones incised Klytie pate. 13 cm high.

Klytie pate (1912-2010). Australia. A pale mottled blue glazed earthenware ginger jar. Decorated with a continuous pattern of water lilies and Ibis. Incised signature Klytie pate and dated 1981. 24 cm high.

Klytie pate (1912-2010) A purple glazed earthenware vase carved with a band of stylised leaves, inscribed K. Pate 22 cm high

Klytie Pate, Australian pottery vase. Baluster shaped with cross hatched sgraffi to motif. Speckled cream glaze over terra cotta type body. Incised signature, 20 cm. VG

Klytie Pate fruit set for five with internal yellow glaze, signed

Small Klytie Pate, (1912-2010) reticulated green glazed earthenware pot with repeating floral motif

Klytie Pate, Pottery vase, shaped body with grey glaze, signed to base, together with Klytie pate plate, sgraffito decoration, signed to base. Vase. Height 16 cm, plate. Diameter 30.5 cm (2)