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Surprise egg
1982

Medium
silver, silver-gilt, enamel
Measurements
(ee-ff) 7.5 × 4.7 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Edition
ed. 85/300
Inscription
(ee) punched in base c.: SD / (lion passant) 85 (leopard's head) / H
(ff) punched in outside u.c.: (lion passant) H
punched in inside u.c.: 39
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 (Devlin underlined)
stamped in gold inside lid of original box c.: DESIGNED AND MADE BY / Stuart Devlin / LONDON
Accession Number
D121.ee-ff-1986
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Sir Frederick and Lady Wiltshire, 1986
© Stuart Devlin
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Egg containing 5 stylised human figures, beneath a fruiting tree with ten coloured fruit.

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