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Evan JONES

England 1846 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1917

  • to Australia 1850s

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

Primary Insc: stamped on outside of base rim: “emu/EVAN JONES/sovereign head/kangaroo”
Dimensions: 26.2 h x 9.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1285
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales