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Medium
silver, silver-gilt, emu egg, Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
Measurements
(a-c) 28.4 × 34.6 × 14.5 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
(a) engraved on silver plaque on top of wooden base in rear l.c.: JAMES Mc(.. under c)BEAN & SON. / MELBOURNE
punched on silver plaque on top of wooden base in rear l.c.: STG. SILVER
Accession Number
D68.a-c-1979
Department
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
Description
Emu egg mounted horizontally on tree fern trunk set on pair wheels drawn by aboriginal driver. D68.a-c-1979