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William EDWARDS

London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Lidded shooting trophy cup c.1875 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, silver: cast, raised, repousséed, chased, fabricated, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped under base: "W EDWARDS/MELBOURNE/STERLING/SILVER/[Royal Arms]/APPNTMNT"
Secondary Insc: engraved in cartouche: "Emerald Hill Artillery Corps./SECRETARY'S CHALLENGE CUP,/Won by/Gnnr./E. B. Davidson/Aug. 5th. 1875"
Dimensions: 32.0 h 15.0 diameter cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1314
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria