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(c. 1885)

silver, emu egg, ebonised wood, brass, nacre
(a-c) 16.5 × 19.2 × 14.3 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Mount Gambier, South Australia
(a) engraved in plaque c.: A Token of Regard / To / GEORGE HISCOCK / FROM HIS / FELLOW EMPLOYES, / on leaving / Mt Gambier. / April, 1885.
punched in rear of silver base l.c.: (lion passant) / J. M. WENDT
Accession Number
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1979
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
Cover surmounted by figure of bandicoot on log, emu egg mounted horizontally into top.