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Frederick BASSÉ

Düsseldorf, Germany 1852 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1913

  • to Adelaide, South Australia c.1880

Sir Edwin Smith challenge shield c.1906 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies shields, sterling silver: cast, fabricated, stamped, engraved, mounted; wood: carved, mounted Support: cardboard

Primary Insc: stamped on central shield: "BASSE/ADELAIDE/SILVER" stamped on each of three plaques: "[crown]/[lion passant]"
Secondary Insc: engraved on central shield: "Presented/by/Sir Edwin Smith/1906./SIR EDWIN SMITH/CHALLENGE SHIELD/MANCHESTER/UNITY/ODDFELLOWS/CRICKET/SHIELD" engraved on plaque, upper left, "WON BY/GLEN OSMOND LODGE/C.C./SEASON/1905-6" engraved on plaque, upper centre, "WON BY/GLEN OSMOND LODGE/C.C./SEASON/1907-8" engraved on plaque, upper right, "WON BY/GLEN OSMOND LODGE/C.C./SEASON/1906-7"
Dimensions: Frame 61.3 h x 60.0 w x 6.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1394
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia