An early 20th century Australian emu egg, ebonised and silver plated inkstand
Lot 665
An early 20th century Australian emu egg, ebonised and silver plated inkstand
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
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An early 20th century Australian emu egg, ebonised and silver plated inkstand
the emu egg carved with a kangaroo and an emu in the bush, supporting on a stand modelled as a tree with four leafy branches, surmounted by a model of an emu, with a further model of an emu and a kangaroo to the base, together with a pair of cut glass lidded inkwells, the oval ebonised base with rope twist border, with a silvered plaque Presented to HARRY LUFF by H.CARTER, of the 1902 AUSTRALIAN XI AUG 14th 1903, on a further oval ebonised base, together with a glass dome, 35.5cm high
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