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Coffee service
1983

Medium
sterling silver, Ebony (Diospyros sp.)
Measurements
(a) 18.8 × 21.0 × 12.5 cm (coffee pot)
(b) 11.1 × 16.6 × 11.4 cm (milk jug)
(c) 6.8 × 10.3 × 8.3 cm (sugar bowl)
(d) 2.3 × 3.9 × 13.8 (spoon)
Place/s of Execution
Canberra, ACT
Inscription
(a-b) punched (vertically) in base c.: 925 / STERLING / R
engraved (vertically) in base c.: 1983
(c) punched in base c.: 925 / STERLING / R
engraved in base c.: 1983
(d) punched (vertically) in shaft in rear c.: 925 STG. SIL R
engraved (vertically) in shaft in rear c.: 1983
Accession Number
D2.a-d-1983
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of BP Australia Limited, Governor, and the Crafts Board of the Australia Council, 1983
© Ragnar Hansen, Silversmith
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
(a) Irregularly shaped, undulating surface, 2 apertures for pouring formed between lid and body, ebony handle. (b) Irregularly shaped, undulating surface, irregularly shaped ebony handle attached at one point. (c) Irregularly shaped, undulating surface. (d) Silver bowl, surface of reverse divided into 3 undulating planes, irregularly shaped ebony handle.