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Medium
silver, silver-gilt, emu egg, Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
Measurements
27.3 × 22.0 × 15.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
engraved in plaque on base l.c.: PRESENTED / WITH 400 SOVEREIGNS / TO JOHN Mc(..under c)INTYRE. ESQR J. P. / LATE MAYOR OF SANDHURST. / BY HIS FRIENDS IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY STERLING QUALITIES, & / OF THE ZEAL & ABILITY DISPLAYED BY HIM, AS CHIEF MAGISTRATE / for so many years, also in appreciation of his efforts in / FURTHERING THE WELFARE OF THIS TOWN & DISTRICT. / SANDHURST. 19TH AGUT(.. under T) 1868
punched in outside rim of silver base in rear l.c.: (emu) W • E (kangaroo)
Accession Number
D84-1981
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of J. McIntyre, 1981
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Gallery location
Not on display