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Title

Casket with gumnut and leaf and King beetles design

1910


Artist

Emily Leist

Australia

1869 - 1919


Details


Other Title

Casket with gumnut decoration


Date

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


Artist information

Emily Leist

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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