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Presentation cradle
(c. 1890)

Medium
silver, silver-gilt, ebonised wood, plush
Measurements
20.7 × 26.6 × 15.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
punched in shield on right side of post of cradle: (lion passant) / STERLING / SILVER / (queen’s head)
punched (vertically) in shield near post of cradle: GEO. H. ARMFIELD
punched (vertically) in shield near post of cradle in rear: COLLINGWOOD
struck in medallion in base of post of cradle: CITY OF COLLINGWOOD / Collingwood coat-of-arms) / 1855
Accession Number
D7-1984
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, 1984
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display