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Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890

An exceptional, fine and impressive, antique Australian pure cast silver ornament realistically modelled in the form of an emu; an addition to our animal related silverware collection

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Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890
Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament - Antique Circa 1890

Description


This exceptional antique cast Australian silver ornament has been realistically modelled in the form of an emu.


This impressive silver emu ornament is embellished with details reproducing the fine definition of the bird's plumage and anatomical features.


This antique silver emu ornament is supported by two feet/claws surmounting an oval base, embellished with a grass terrain texture.


The hallmarks struck to this impressive Australian silver emu ornament include:

Maker's mark: Drummond (William Drummond)

Silver quality/purity mark: Pure Australian Silver

City mark: Melbourne


Items of Australian silver are becoming increasingly scarce to locate.


View our full range of animal related silverware at AC Silver


Origin: Australia

Condition


This antique silver emu ornament is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is all very sharp.

The Australian hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of body to tip of beak 4.3cm/1.7"

Width of body 1.6cm/0.6"

Length of base 3.9cm/1.5"

Width of base 3.2cm/1.3"

Height 4cm/1.6"


Weight


2.2 troy ounces/67.5g


 
 
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