Fruit bowl; Walker & Hall, Sheffield; c.1915; 014/010e

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Fruit bowl

About this object

Silverplate fruit bowl. Raised bowl on decorative stand. Raised base with embossed grape & vine motif. Heavily scalloped rim.

The bowl was awarded to Victor Cork in 1916 for his two 1st prizes at Dairy Farmers and Factory Managers and Secretaries Show Associations.

The fruit bowl is one of the pieces of silverware awarded to Victor Cork by the Dairy Farmers and Factory Managers and Secretaries Show Association from 1916-1919. These pieces were won during the time that Victor Cork was manager of the Jamberoo Cheese Factory.

Victor Cork was the first manager and cheese maker between 1914 and 1916 of the Narooma Co-operative Dairy Company, which was established at Forster’s Bay. Producing mainly 14 pound cheddar cheeses, local media noted that he "...graduated in the ABC factory, Central Tilba, which has turned out a number of highly qualified manipulators..."


Walker & Hall, Sheffield

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Date Made


Place Made

Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Medium and Materials

Silver plate

Inscription and Marks

"Two First Prizes Won by Victor J. Cork at DFM & Secretaries Assoc. 1916"

W&H 51762


130 mm (h) x 210 mm (diameter at rim) x 40 cm (depth of bowl)

Subject and Association Keywords

Victor Cork collection

Subject and Association Keywords

Dairy Industry

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords


Object Type

Fruit bowl

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