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Alexander DICK

Edinburgh, Scotland 1798 /1802 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1843

  • to Australia 1824

Tongs, fiddle pattern c.1830 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, tongs, silver: stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on inside of one handle: "DICK" stamped on inside of other handle: "lion passant/crowned leopard head/E/sovereign head"
Secondary Insc: crest engraved at end of handle: "[hand holding a knife]" [Cowper family crest]
Dimensions: 17.5 h x 5.0 w x 1.9 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1179