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London, England, Great Britain 1819 – Australia 1889

  • to Australia 1857

Agricultural trophy cup c.1865 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, trophies commemoratives, cast silver featuring chasing, repoussé and engraving Manufacturer's Mark: stamped, 'WALSH + SONS / MELBOURNE'.

Primary Insc: no inscription
Secondary Insc: engraved on cup, ‘Presented by / George Mackay Esq. M.D. / to the / Ovens + Murray Agricultural + Horticultural Association for the horse of the greatest merit / exhibited at / Wangaratta / 9th February 1864’
Tertiary Insc: no inscription
Dimensions: cup 27.5 h x 12.0 w x 12.0 d cm ; weight 510.3 gm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John M. Houstone, 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1026
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales