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Standing cup and cover
(c. 1859)

silver, gold
(a-c) 48.4 × 15.9 × 15.1 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Castlemaine, Victoria
(a) engraved in bowl u.l.: Presented / 31st (• under st) DECEMBER. / 1863. (1863. underlined)
engraved in bowl u.c.: TO / Chas (• under s) Abraham / Saint
engraved in bowl u.r.: by / his FRIENDS and / Fellow Citizens (w C double underlined)
engraved in bowl in rear u.l.: In / recognition of / many services (y ser underlined) / rendered (de underlined)
engraved in bowl in rear u.c.: AS (underlined) / Editor of the / Mount (ou underlined) Alexander (nd underlined) / Mail. (Mail. underlined)
engraved in bowl in rear u.r.: TO (double underlined) / the TOWN (T underlined) and (a underlined) District of (trict underlined) / CASTLEMAINE (underlined)
engraved in scroll above base in rear l.r.: From / September 1851 / to / November (mber underlined) 1863
Accession Number
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1970
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Gallery location
Gallery 5
Level 2, NGV Australia
Physical description
8-lobed, masks below and dragon handles, 4 moulded figures at repousse base, lid has Australian. animals etc.