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Surprise egg
1977

Medium
silver, silver-gilt, pearls
Measurements
(u-v) 7.4 × 4.7 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Edition
ed. 85/300
Inscription
(u) punched in base u.c.: SD
punched (vertically) in base c.l.: (queen's head)
punched in base c.: 85
punched (vertically) in base c.r.: (lion passant)
punched (inverted) in base l.c.: (leopard's head) C
(v) punched in outside u.c.: (lion passant) C
stamped in gold inside lid of original box c.: DESIGNED AND MADE BY / Stuart Devlin / LONDON
Accession Number
D121.u-v-1986
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sir Frederick and Lady Wiltshire, 1986
© Stuart Devlin
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
Egg containing bird hovering over foliage with stems ending in pearls.

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