Evan Jones, ‘Emu egg teapot ’, ca. 1870, Powerhouse Museum

Teapot, silver / emu egg, made by Evan Jones, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1870

The teapot is most likely part of a tea service displayed in the Colonial and Indian Exhibition in London in 1886 and Indian Exhibition in London and in the Jubilee International Exhibition in Adelaide in 1887.

Link to object detail on Powerhouse website

No known copyright restrictions.

Signature: Stamped on side of foot ring: EVAN JONES SYDNEY.

Image rights: Image provided by the Powerhouse Museum

Purchased 1976

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