Presentation cradle c.1900 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, presentation pieces, sterling silver: cast, fabricated, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on hood of cradle: "STG.SIL"
Secondary Insc: engraved on hood of cradle: Presented to Richard John Wilson ESq .J.P/MAYOR OF GUILDFORD/ON THE OCCASION OF THE BIRTH OF A SON/December 4th 1902,/COUNCIL/F.J. Read,/A.D. Jones,/J.H. Munday,/A.E. Green/R.A. Dixon/J.W. Clarke/F. Pierey,/A.H. Kingsbury,/H.C. Habermann,/Anwyl Thomas,/TOWN CLERK/T.L. Keegan,/SUPERVISOR' engraved below hood inscription on wall of cradle, left: "March 25th[?]/[indistinct]/[indistinct] 1915[?]" engraved below hood inscription on wall of cradle, right: "[indistinct] Rose/December 23rd/1916"
Dimensions: object 13.5 h x 18 w x 14.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1037
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Western Australia