HOGARTH AND ERICHSEN & CO
c.1859 Description: mounted emu egg cup.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
composite objects, silver: formed, cast, chased, repoussed; gold: engraved formed, chased; emu egg: mounted. Manufacturer's Mark: Stamped with marks, 'Hogarth', 'Erichsen', 'Sydney'
Primary Insc: Engraved on gold sheild, 'To/Evelyn Meadows Sandeman/ESQ.R/the gift of his affectionate Nephew/Gordon Sandeman'.
Secondary Insc: Engraved on gold shield, [Deer crest and coast of arms] in a banner 'DUM/SISTO/VIGILO'.
object 35.0 h x 9.5 w x 8.0 d cm
: Gift of John M. Houstone, 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1000 Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales