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emu egg, silver
(a-b) 23.6 × 9.2 cm diameter (overall)
(a) punched in outside of upper rim: R S (lion passant) (leopard's head) U
punched above cup handle: R S (lion passant) (leopard's head) U
(b) punched (inverted) in top of lid: R S
punched in top of lid: (lion passant) (leopard's head)
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The John and Jan Altman Collection of Australian Siilver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1986
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Vertically placed emu egg bisected on top 1/3 to form cup and cover, lid capped engraved silver.