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Standing cup and cover
Medium
silver, emu egg
Measurements
(a-b) 27.6 × 10.4 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Adelaide, South Australia
Inscription
(a) punched in outside of upper rim: (kangaroo) HST / . (emu)
punched in outside of right side of upper rim (emu) HST / . (kangaroo)
Accession Number
D20.a-b-1985
Department
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 egg bowl rests on fruiting vine silver mount, cast figure kneeling Aborigine, various motifs