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Edward BANGS

Great Britain born 1822 – Australia

  • arrived Australia c 1853

Chess trophy c.1870 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, sterling silver: raised, spun, fabricated, chased, stamped, engraved; brass: fabricated, silver plated

Primary Insc: stamped on base rim: "T./STERLING/SILVER"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side: "MELBOURNE CHESS CLUB/HANDICAP CHALLENGE CUP"
Dimensions: 34.0 h x 11.0 w x 10.0 d cm ; weight 510.3 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1307.A-B
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria