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Surprise egg
1971-1972

Medium
silver, silver-gilt, steel spring
Measurements
(i-j) 7.1 × 4.7 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Edition
ed. 85/300
Inscription
(i) punched in base c.: SD / (lion passant) 85 (leopard's head) / q
(j) punched in outside u.c.: (lion passant) q / 85
embossed in gold on front cover of accompanying book l.c.: Stuart Devlin (Devlin underlined)
inscribed in pen and ink and fibre-tipped pen on page 1 of accompanying book: 85 / Stuart Devlin (lin underlined)
stamped in gold inside lid of original box c.: DESIGNED AND MADE BY / Stuart Devlin / LONDON
Accession Number
D121.i-j-1986
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sir Frederick and Lady Wiltshire, 1986
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Egg containing a mouse in swiss cheese.

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