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Alexander DICK

Edinburgh, Scotland 1798 /1802 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1843

silversmith

  • to Australia 1824

The Cavan Challenge cup c.1837 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, silver: repoussé, engraved Manufacturer's Mark: Dick / [Castle] / D / [Anchor] / NSW

Primary Insc: stamped on base rim: "DICK/[castle]/D/[anchor]/NSW"
Secondary Insc: engraved on front:, "CAVAN CHALLENGE CUP / Given by W E Riley Esq / and run for at Yass in October /1836 & 1837 / and won by / Mr Waddy's horse "Frederic""
Dimensions: 22.8 h x 27.5 w x 17.0 d cm ; weight 1162.33 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1008
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales