Collection Online
Medium
emu egg, silver
Measurements
23.9 × 13.7 × 8.9 cm
Inscription
engraved in egg l.l.: J. Heath (underlined)
punched (vertically) in top u.c.r.: CB (queen's head) (lion passant)
punched near base of right handle: CB M (queen's head)
punched (diagonally) in rear near base of left handle: CB (lion passant) (leopard's head)
Accession Number
D73-1979
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The John and Jan Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1979
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
In form of emu egg mounted vertically, egg carved obverse two kangaroos, reverse koala, gadrooned cover.