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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Agricultural trophy cup c.1862 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, silver: raised, fabricated, repousséed, chased, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on side of base rim: "WALSH & SONS/MELBOURNE"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side in cartouche: "PRESENTED TO/THE/Ovens and Murray/Agricultural and Horticultural/Association/by G.C Mackay," engraved on side in cartouche: "AWARDED TO/Samuel Norton/FOR THE BEST SAMPLE OF/Tobacco/Grown in the District during/THE YEAR 1862."
Dimensions: 23.6 h 11.1 diameter cm ; weight 481.94 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1315
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria Country life