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John COHEN

Manchester, England, Great Britain 1799 – Sydney, New South Wales 1853

  • to Australia 1839

Christening mug with initials MCF c.1840 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, christening mugs, silver: fabricated, stamped, engraved, gilt

Primary Insc: stamped below rim: "crowned leopard head/lion passant/f/sovereign head/CN"
Secondary Insc: initials engraved on side in cartouche: "MFC"
Dimensions: 8.5 h x 10.4 w x 6.9 d cm ; weight 155.92 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1095
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales