Alexander DICK

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


  • to Australia 1824

Soup ladle, fiddle pattern c.1830 Description: A silver soup ladle
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, decorative design cooking utensils tableware, silver with engraving Manufacturer's Mark: stamped on upper outter handle, [lion passant] [leopards Head] E [monarchs head] A.D.'.

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: engraved on the upper stem, 'IMS [for Justice John Stephen and wife Mary]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: spoon 35.0 h x 10.15 w x 7.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John M. Houstone, 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1013
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales