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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Lidded emu egg jewel casket c.1870 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, caskets, silver: cast, raised, repousséd, fabricated, engraved, gilt

Primary Insc: stamped on outside of base rim: "emu/W.E/kangaroo"
Dimensions: 28.2 h 9.8 diameter cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.2464.A-B