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Vienna, Austria 1828 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911

  • to Australia 1853

The Brittania cup c.1878 Description: Two handled trophy with lid
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, 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'
Dimensions: cup 49 h cm ; weight 1.5 kg
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1028.A-B
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria