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446376
  • Title
    [Jug and stand] Awarded to the Revd. S. Marsden by the agricultural society of New South Wales, 1825
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SAFE/DR 30
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1820-1825
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    446376
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Objects - 21.5 x 17.3 cm. (jug) ; 8 x 12 cm. (stand) - 1 silver jug with hinged lid and chipped wooden handle, plus silver stand
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    The Society was formed on 5 July 1822 and Samuel Marsden was Senior Vice-President. As early as 1811 he sent the colony's first commercial shipment of wool to England and continued to play a prominent role in the development of agriculture in New South Wales.
    Reference: 'Stories in Silver' display (curated by Brian Eggleton), State Library of New South Wales, 1996.
  • Scope and Content
    Coffee jug (a) has an inverted pear shaped body on stepped, plain, circular base. Hinged flat lid with floral finial, raised broad spout with reeding around the rim. Wooden handle with acanthus leaf attachments. The jug is engraved with a sheep above the inscription.
    Stand (b) has circular reeded stand with gadrooned rim and three cast paw feet with tudor rose and acanthus decoration.
  • Source
    Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
  • Access Conditions

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  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    Jug was made in 1823 by Benjamin Smith, London. Marks: BS, lion passant, date letter H, king's head, leopard's head.
    Stand was made in 1820 by John Houle, London. Marks: IH, king's head, lion passant, date letter e.
    Jug and stand are accompanied by a spirit burner, also made in 1820 by John Houle, London. Location Number: DR 31 Dixson Library
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823464
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Titled from inscription
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