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Alexander DICK

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

silversmith

  • to Australia 1824

Fish slice with fiddle pattern c.1830 Description: A silver fish slice knife
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, fish slices tableware, silver: forged, chased, saw pierced, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on back of handle: "DICK/lion Passant/leopard head/E/sovereign head
Secondary Insc: engraved on front of handle: "SMAK" [ for Simon & Mary Anne Kemp]'.
Dimensions: 29.5 h x 7.5 w x 4.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1009
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales