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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Brooch

ca. 1880 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Electroplated nickel silver
Brief Description
Electroplated nickel silver, England, about 1880
Physical Description
Brooch in the form of a tennis racquet with ball, electroplated nickel silver.
Dimensions
  • Length: 4.4cm
  • Height: 1.5cm
  • Depth: 0.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
No marks
Credit line
Given by Mrs John Hull Grundy
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
M.23-1977

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record createdApril 10, 2008
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