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Rodenberg, Germany 1835 – Hanover, Germany 1914

  • Australia from 1858 to 1884, to Germany 1884, Australia 1887-1889, to Germany 1889

Mounted emu egg on base depicting the Broken Hill Mine [Silver mounted carved emu egg of the Broken Hill Mine (Grace Collection title)] c.1886 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, sterling silver, carved emu egg, wood base sterling silver: cast, chased, repousse; emu egg: carved

Primary Insc: stamped marks: crown/H.STEINER/ADELAIDE/crown
Dimensions: 21.0 h x 21.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1224