Historical information

The Mutual Store, which sold this item, was Melbourne's first department store, which opened in 1872 on the corner of Flinders Street and Degraves Street. It closed in 1965, and housed the Council of Adult Education until about 2006. It is now apartments.

Physical description

Off-white vase with worn gilding around rim

Inscriptions & markings

"Made in England for the Mutual Store Ltd Melbourne" Maker's name & logo illegible.