Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament
Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament

WILLIAM DRUMMOND (worked from c.1890)

Antique Australian Pure Silver 'Emu' Ornament

c. 1890 Australia

Offered by AC Silver

£995 gbp
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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.

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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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.
Maker: William Drummond

Date: Circa 1890

Origin: Australia
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8024 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 1.60 inch (4.06 cm)
Width 1.30 inch (3.30 cm)
Depth 1.70 inch (4.32 cm)
Weight 2.20oz t (68.42g)
Stock Code
A8024
Medium
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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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.
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