Rodenberg, Germany 1835
Hanover, Germany 1914
- Australia from 1858 to 1884, to Germany 1884, Australia 1887-1889, to Germany 1889
Emu egg inkwell
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
metalwork, inkpots, silver: cast, fabricated, engraved, stamped; emu egg: mounted; wallaby feet: mounted
Primary Insc: stamped on support stem: "H ST/lion passant/sovereign head/kangaroo"
stamped on outside of upper rim: "H ST/lion passant"
stamped on outer rim of stopper: "H ST/lion passant"
overall 23.5 h x 29.0 w x 15.0 d cm without base 20.0 h x 8.5 w x 19.0 d cm
: Purchased 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1418.A-C Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia