Brooch with box, wattle, silver gilt / metal / fabric, made by Deakin and Francis, Birmingham, England, retailed by JM Dempster Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1909-1910
Brooch: shaped brooch made of silver gilt and decorated with wattle blossom in yellow painted enamel with a green and purple basse-taille enemelled open work surround. The brooch has a thin gold border. Attached to the back is a hinged pin and catch-plate.
Box: rectangular box with hinged lid made of metal covered with brown paper and decorated with a gold border. The inside is lined with cream velvet on the bottom and cream silk in the lid.
Stamped on back of brooch 'D&F'. Stamped in gold inside lid of box 'J.M. DEMPSTER LTD./RETAIL SILVER PLATE WAREHOUSE/& MERCHANT JEWELLERS./SYDNEY./MADE IN ENGLAND'.