Vienna, Austria 1828
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911
The Brittania cup
c.1878 Description: Two handled trophy with lid
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
metalwork, decorative design
trophies, sterling silver: raised, repousse, chased, engraved, punched Manufacturer's Mark: W.Bros
Primary Insc: stamped on base rim, 'Sterling Silver' / 'W.Bros'
Secondary Insc: inscribed on frontal cartouche, 'The Britannia Cup / Presented by the / Brittania Fire Association / to the / Fire Brigade of Victoria / for Competition / Hose Practice / 1878'
cup 49 h cm ; weight 1.5 kg
: Purchased 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1028.A-B Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria