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silver, silver-gilt, steel springs
(m-n) 7.2 × 4.7 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
ed. 85/300
(m) punched in base c.: SD / (lion passant) 85 (leopard's head) / s
(n) punched in outside u.c.: (lion passant) s
printed on front cover of accompanying book l.c.: Stuart Devlin (Devlin underlined)
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen and ballpoint pen on page 1 of accompanying book: 85 / Stuart Devlin
stamped in gold inside lid of original box c.: DESIGNED AND MADE BY / Stuart Devlin / LONDON
Accession Number
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
Physical description
Egg containing the head of a hippopotamus emerging from water.