An Australian silver mounted emu egg by Jochim Matthias Wendt, Adelaide, circa 1875
Lot 259
An Australian silver mounted emu egg by Jochim Matthias Wendt, Adelaide, circa 1875
Sold for AU$ 3,660 (US$ 3,421) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian silver mounted emu egg
by Jochim Matthias Wendt, Adelaide, circa 1875
the vertically mounted egg on an oval domed cased base and flanked by a bronze indigenous hunter holding a club and with one foot on a slain emu, and a kangaroo, emu finial, ebony plinth, marked "J.M WENDT/ADELAIDE",
22cm (8.5") high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Kerry Trollope Antiques, Five Dock, Feb 1983

    Exhibited:
    Powerhouse Museum Sydney 1984-92.

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