An Australian silver plate mounted emu egg inkwell, circa 1890
Lot 181
An Australian silver plate mounted emu egg inkstand, circa 1890
Sold for AU$ 4,636 (US$ 4,333) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian silver plate mounted emu egg inkstand, circa 1890

raised on a circular foot, the horizontally mounted egg with a cast figure of a gold prospector holding a pan and an emu finial on the hinged well, 23 cm (9") high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Lawson's Auction Sale 891, 2 Dec 1984
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  1. James Hendy
    Specialist - Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
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