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An image of Casket with gumnut and leaf and King beetles design by Emily Leist
Alternate image of Casket with gumnut and leaf and King beetles design by Emily Leist

Emily Leist

(Australia 1869 – 1919)

Title
Casket with gumnut and leaf and King beetles design
Other titles:
Casket with gumnut decoration
Year
1910
Media category
Metalwork
Materials used
beaten brass with repoussé decoration and inlaid blue enamel medallion
Dimensions

6.2 x 17.0 x 17.0 cm

Credit
Purchased 1914
Accession number
2286
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Deborah Edwards and Alisa de Torres, Australian decorative arts, Sydney, 1991, 21 (colour illus.). cat.no. 87

Jackie Menzies, Project 24: Cicadas and Gumnuts -The Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935, Sydney, 1978. cat.no. 61; titled 'Casket with gumnut decoration'; Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Exhibition history (2)

Project 24 - Cicadas and Gumnuts: The Society of Arts and Crafts 1906-1935 (1978), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Apr 1978–07 May 1978

Flora and Fauna - Australian Decorative Art from the Gallery's Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1998–20 Jun 1998