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Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Electroplated nickel silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs John Hull Grundy

  • Museum number:

    M.23-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 81, shelf D6, box 20

Cheaper, mass produced jewellery was within the means of most people. It included souvenirs and novelty items such as this brooch in the form of a tennis racket and ball.

Physical description

Brooch in the form of a tennis racquet with ball, electroplated nickel silver.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Electroplated nickel silver

Marks and inscriptions

No marks

Dimensions

Length: 4.4 cm, Height: 1.5 cm, Depth: 0.7 cm

Descriptive line

Electroplated nickel silver, England, about 1880

Materials

Nickel silver; Silver

Techniques

Electroplating

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Sport

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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