Collection Online
silver, silver-gilt, ostrich egg
48.0 × 17.6 × 14.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
punched in left side in outside rim of base: C. L. QWIST
punched in outside rim of base in rear: SYDNEY
punched (vertically) inside lid u.c.: C. L. QWIST / SYDNEY
Accession Number
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs M. I. Ward, 1969
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Cream ostrich egg ewer with a gilt interior, engraved stepped base, decoration of grapes and vines. Lid; decoration of emu & black-boy bush. Handle; cornucopia.