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

  • to Australia 1839

Tongs, fiddle pattern c.1840 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, tongs, silver: stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped inside handle: "CN/crowned leopard head/lion passant/f/sovereign head"
Secondary Insc: initials engraved on butt of handle: "SAS"
Dimensions: 18.0 h x 3.9 w x 2.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1096
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales