Dictionary of Sydney

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Vase de Rimini

Vase made Sevres Imperial Manufactory in 1869 which was one of a pair sent by France to be exhibited in the 1879 Sydney International Exhibition with many other decorative items to demonstrate France's rich cultural heritage. It was presented afterward by the Commissary-General A Mathieu "on behalf of the French Republic, to the City Corporation of Sydney, C J Roberts, Mayor 1879" in gratitude for the exhibition and with "the full appreciation my countrymen have of the energy and freedom of the inhabitants of Australia, freedom extended to all, whatever may be their origin."