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designed (1867); manufactured (c. 1886-1887)

ebonised wood, brass, gold paint
(a-g) 184.4 × 256.3 × 52.0 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
(b) printed in black on enamel plaque on rear u.c.: WM (M underlined) WATT'S / REPRESENTATIVES / TRADEMARK / REGISTERED / (hot air balloon) / HEIRLOOM / 10 & 12 / GRAFTON STREET · / (spiderweb and spider) / GOWER ST (- under T) / LONDON, W.C.
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1977
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
Gallery location
Asian Gallery Temporary Exhibtion Gallery
Mezzanine linked to Level 1, NGV International
Physical description
Two stages, upper: two cupboards suspended in structure of horizontal/vertical bars, lower: drawers and cupboards.