Patrick White - silver christening gift, eggcup and spoon, 1913

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Patrick White - silver christening gift, eggcup and spoon, 1913

Call numbers

R 959 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 1, Shelf 23

Record identifier

YezgpDK9

Patrick White - silver christening gift, eggcup and spoon, 1913

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Patrick White - silver christening gift, eggcup and spoon, 1913

Full title

Patrick White - silver christening gift, eggcup and spoon, 1913

Date

1910-1913 (silver marked 1910-1911, inscription 1913)

Call Numbers

R 959 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 1, Shelf 23

Record Identifier

YezgpDK9

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Contents

1 silver eggcup and spoon, in case - eggcup (height 7 cm., diam. base 4.2 cm., diam. top, 4.8 cm.); spoon (11.8 cm. length, width 2.5 cm.), in case 15 x 15.5 x 7 cm.

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Contents

Sterling silver eggcup of solid gauge, plain vase shaped with reeded rim, moulded stem and on spreading foot. Stamped with maker's mark 'H.BRS' and hallmarks: crown, lion passant, letter 's'. Marked for Hardy Bros, Sheffield 1910.

Spoon, plain Old English pattern with fully reeded end to the handle. Stamped with hallmarks: crown, lion passan...

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Patrick White - silver christening gift, eggcup and spoon, 1913

NOTES

General note

For his first twenty years Patrick White was known as Paddy. Reference: Patrick White : a life / by David Marr. Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Random House, 1991.

Signature / Inscriptions

Paddy / 25.12.13 inscribed on eggcup

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Kerry Walker, February 2005

Exhibited in

The life of Patrick White

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R 959 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 1, Shelf 23

Record Identifier

YezgpDK9

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239952

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