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Julius SCHOMBURGK

Hamburg (?), Germany 1812 – Australia 1893

silversmith

  • to Australia 1850

H. STEINER

commenced 1860 – 1884

retailer (organisation)

Mounted emu egg ornament with Aboriginal figure [Silver mounted emu egg ornament (Grace Collection title)] c.1860 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, centrepieces, sterling silver, emu egg cast, chased and repoussé decoration

Primary Insc: stamped marks: "HST/sovereign head/kangaroo"
Dimensions: 128.0 h x 19.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1220