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England 1846 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1917

  • to Australia 1850s

Emu egg inkstand c.1880 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, inkstands, silver: cast, raised, repousséed, chased, fabricated, stamped; emu egg: cut, mounted

Primary Insc: stamped on outside of base: "emu/EVAN JONES/kangaroo"
Dimensions: closed 22.5 h x 18.0 w x 10.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1283
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales