Collection Online
Pair of vases
silver, emu egg
(a) 30.8 × 10.7 × 8.9 cm
(b) 31.0 × 10.7 × 9.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Adelaide, South Australia
(a) punched in outside rim of right side of base l.c.: H·St (crown) (lion passant) (emu)
(b) punched in outside rim of base l.c.: (emu) ·H·St (crown) (lion passant)
Accession Number
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Altmann Collection of Australian Silver. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Jan Altmann, Founder Benefactors, 1985
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Gallery 5
Level 2, NGV Australia
Physical description
Emu eggs surmounted by engraved neck flanges, high scrolling handles, emu eggs rests in silver calyxes