RARE AUSTRALIANA SILVER PLATE DINNER GONG by WALKER & HALL. A fine early Walker & Hall DINNER GONG featuring miniature Silver Plate Sculptures of a Kangaroo and an Aboriginal throwing a Boomerang.
The base plate is sculptured to look like grasslands and you can see the grasses and flowers on which the Hunter and Kangaroo are standing. Near as I can date it is between 1891 and 1900. The gong is 9 1/2in. High and the diameter of the base is 4 3/4in. The donger is 7 1/4in.CONDITION Generally in good original used condition. The rubber on the end of the handle is a replacement, the original having perished. The hanging bell has worn a little where it has frequently been hit and is spotted to the back. The rope has been replaced. It is a RARE and UNUSUAL AUSTRALIANA COLLECTABLE. We guarantee our descriptions are accurate and our prices competitive. Please bear in mind that all our items are antique or vintage and may have some age related issues. If you see something I missed please come back to us and we will take care of it. These charges are the buyers responsibility. For a very long time now and hopefully will be for a long time to come. Between 2007 and 2018 we were also. The item "RARE AUSTRALIANA SILVER PLATE DINNER GONG by WALKER & HALL" is in sale since Friday, September 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate". The seller is "kollectik1" and is located in Central Coast . This item can be shipped worldwide.