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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Emu egg goblet c.1860 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, goblets, silver: raised, fabricated, repousséed, chased, gilt, stamped, engraved; emu egg: cut, mounted

Primary Insc: stamped inside base: "W.E" stamped on outside of base rim: "kangaroo/B&MD/emu"
Secondary Insc: engraved on base in cartouche: "J.C./FROM HIS SON./G.C."
Dimensions: 19.8 h 9.0 diameter cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1333
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria