Rodenberg, Germany 1835
Hanover, Germany 1914
- Australia from 1858 to 1884, to Germany 1884, Australia 1887-1889, to Germany 1889
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique:
metalwork, brass: pierced, engraved, fabricated, enamelled, stamped, mounted; silver gilt: fabricated, gilt, engraved, mounted; gold: cast, fabricated
Primary Insc: stamped on brass fittings attached to cover: "[mirrored pair of p-shaped figures]"
Secondary Insc: engraved on plaque on cover: "Presented to the Hon.ble Walter Duffield M.L.C. by his Partners/Employees & Agents on the 30.th Anniversary of his commencing business in Gawler as a Miller and Merchant/Gawler South Australia. 20.th September 1877."
crest engraved on plaque on cover: "[pigeon holding a leafy twig]/HONOR ET VERITAS"
closed 30.2 h x 23.2 w x 7.3 d cm open 30.2 h x 48 w cm
: Purchased 2014 Accession No
: NGA 2014.1424 Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia