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William EDWARDS

London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Claret jug c.1870 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, claret jugs trophies, silver: cast, raised, fabricated, repousséed, chased, stamped, engraved; lead: cast, attached

Primary Insc: stamped on outside of base rim: "BY APPOINTMENT H.R.H. DUKE OF EDINBURGH/STERLING SILVER/W EDWARDS: MANUFACTURER/[indistinct]" stamped inside lid: "[Royal warrant of appointment]"
Secondary Insc: engraved on side: "SPORTING DOG CLUB OF VICTORIA/TEAM CUP/Presented by/Donald Mackintosh, Esq./WON BY/Having finally defeated all representatives/of the/WINNING TEAM."
Dimensions: 33.0 h x 14.0 w x 11.0 d cm ; weight 1.05 kg
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1325
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria