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Frederick BASSÉ

Düsseldorf, Germany 1852 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1913

  • to Adelaide, South Australia c.1880


commenced 1881 – 1920 /1924


Desk set [Presentation silver desk set (Grace Collection title)] c.1887 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, inkstands, sterling silver, glass sterling silver: engraved; glass

Primary Insc: stamped marks: STL. SILVER/BASSE/ADELAIDE
Secondary Insc: inscribed; presented to/Dr. Poulton/by the S.A. Members/in the token of their esteem/and appreciation of his/invaluable services in/connection with the first/Intercontinental Medical Congress/ADELAIDE 1887
Dimensions: 11.4 h x 23.4 w x 15.0 d cm ; weight 1010 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1170