An English silver-gilt-mounted emu egg
By George Angell, London, 1871
The egg as a box, surmounted by an emu finial figure, flanked to each side by a bird on vines, supported by two inter-twined palm trees, above a kangaroo, on a naturalistic shaped base
8.7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high; 6 in. (17 cm.) wide
This work was probably made for the Australian market.