An Australian silver mounted emu egg inkstand
by Jochim Matthias Wendt, Adelaide, circa 1875
the horizontal mounted egg with an inset diorama of grazing emus in a landscape, raised on a chased oval base with an indigenous hunter holding a club and spear stalking an emu and kangaroo, the inkwell with a cover of a cockatoo perched on a branch, ebony plinth, marks obliterated, 25cm (9.5") high.
Australian Colonial Furniture and Australiana
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