Lot 46: The highly important Adelaide Hunt Club Cup of 1881, 18ct gold, by Henry Steiner

Sotheby's Australia

October 25, 2016, 6:00 PM AEDT
Woollahra, Australia
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Description: The highly important Adelaide Hunt Club Cup of 1881, 18ct gold, by Henry Steiner
modelled to a neoclassical form, with an elongated scroll handle, an inverted spout, the collared neck with a band of acanthus leaves above a tapered body bearing the inscription: 'Adelaide Hunt Club Cup/ 1881/ Presented by/ R. Barr Smith/ Won by/ Robertson Bros. B. G. Roebuck./ Ridden by/ T.J.Baker', terminating in an applied band of palm fronds on a circular foot capped by acanthus leaves. Marks: H.Steiner (Crown) Adelaide/ 18.C, identical marks to foot with the omittance of Crown
585 gms, 36.3 high cm

PROVENANCE
Robertson Brothers, South Australia
Private Collection, Adelaide
Megaw and Hogg Auctions, Adelaide, 12 November 1984
J.B. Hawkins Antiques, acquired from the above
Mr Kerry Packer AC, Sydney, acquired from the above
J.B. Hawkins Antiques, acquired from the above
Koopman Rare Art, London, 1995-1996
J.B. Hawkins Antiques
The Vizard Foundation Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
The Vizard Foundation Collection & Other Important Australian Gold & Silver, Lawson-Menzies, Sydney, 4 April 2012, lot 100, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above


EXHIBITED
Australian Gold and Silver 1851-1900, Sydney Mint Museum, Sydney, March 1995 - March 1996, illustrated
All that Glitters: Australian Colonial Gold and Silver from The Vizard Foundation, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, 12 December 2001 - 3 March 2002, no. 31, illustrated
On long-term loan to the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2002-2005
On long term-loan to the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2012-2016


LITERATURE
The Advertiser, Adelaide, 13 November 1984, p. 1 (illustrated)
J.B. Hawkins, Nineteenth Century Australian Silver, Antique Collectors Club, Suffolk, England, 1990, vol. 2, pp. 164 (illustrated), 195 (illustrated)
Eva Czernis-Ryl (ed), Australian Gold and Silver 1851-1900, Powerhouse Publishing, Sydney, 1995, plate 17, p. 29 (illustrated)
Brian Hubber (ed.), All that Glitters: Australian Colonial Gold and Silver from The Vizard Foundation, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, 2001, plates XXIII, XXIV
Eva Czernis-Ryl and Kenneth Cavill, Brilliant: Australian Gold and Silver 1851-1950, Powerhouse Publishing, Sydney, 2011, plate 85, p. 54 (illustrated)
Robert Reason,Bounty: Nineteenth-Century South Australian Gold and Silver, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2012, p. 128 (illustrated)
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