An Australian 'cameo' emu egg by Jonaski Takuma, Sydney, circa 1900
Lot 6
An Australian 'cameo' emu egg by Jonaski Takuma, Sydney, circa 1900
Sold for AU$ 732 (US$ 679) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian 'cameo' emu egg by Jonaski Takuma, Sydney, circa 1900
depicting a yacht sailing through Sydney Heads before a sunset, surrounded by a bat, a possum, an emu, two swans, a platypus, a kangaroo, a koala and a kookaburra, on a silver plate stand; and 5 emu egg cameos depicting Australian animals

Footnotes

  • Jonaski Takuma was a Japanese egg carver working in the Strand Arcade 1885-1910.
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