John J. COHENJohn CARMICHAEL, Presentation champion's boxing belt buckle Enlarge 1 /3
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Manchester, England, Great Britain 1799 – Sydney, New South Wales 1853


  • to Australia 1839


Edinburgh, Scotland 1803 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1857


  • Australia from 1825

Presentation champion's boxing belt buckle 1839-1847 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies belts, sterling silver: fabricated, stamped, repousséed, chased, engraved Manufacturer's Mark: stamped: C.N

Primary Insc: stamped on back of centre panel, centre right: "CN/crowned leopard head/lion passant/f/sovereign head" engraved on centre back of centre panel: "J. J. Cohen & Son./Makers/Sydney" engraved on front panel, lower left and right: "Drawn & Engd/by J. Carmichael."
Secondary Insc: engraved 1886 on front of centre panel: "THIS BELT PRESENTED / BY / L. FOLEY / To PETER JACKSON / Champion Boxer of Australia / 2nd October 1886"
Dimensions: buckle 16.0 h x 30.0 w cm ; weight 680.38 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1006
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales