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Evan JONES

England 1846 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1917

  • to Australia 1850s

Casket with mounted emu egg [Sterling silver jewellery case (Grace Collection title)] c.1875 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, caskets, sterling silver, emu egg, wood stand, velvet lining to egg sterling silver: cast and repoussé decoration; emu egg, wood stand, velvet lining to egg

Primary Insc: stamped marks: emu [in shield]/EVAN JONES/kangaroo[in shield]
Dimensions: 23.0 h x 23.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1201.A-B