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William EDWARDS

London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Agricultural trophy cup c.1865 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies, sterling silver: raised, fabricated, repousséed, chased, stamped, gilt, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped on side of base rim: "emu/W.E/kangaroo/STERLING SILVER"
Secondary Insc: engraved in cartouche: "UPPER GLENELG & WIMMERA PASTORAL SOCIETY/awarded to/Mr. Andrew Scott/WARRACKNABEAL/for the/Best Draught Mares Class 8/Best Pair of Buggy Horses Class 14/HORSHAM./30th. August, 1865'
Dimensions: 27.9 h 12.3 diameter cm ; weight 510.3 gm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1342
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria