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enamel on copper
15.4 × 10.0 × 0.7 cm (framed)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
painted in brown l.r.: W: H: Craft· (af underlined) / 1788.
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Peter Wynne Morris, Governor, 1998
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
Physical description
A young woman stands with her left foot on a stool and holds aloft a cup containing pearls, a watch and other items of value. She rests her right hand on a table near a lyre and a sheet of music inscribed with the national anthem and 'God Save Great / George our King'. On the right is a table with a vase draped in purple, and a crown and sceptre. She is dressed in a blue garment over yellow, and wears a purple scarf and bejewelled belt.