Pewter Cricket chalice with lid featuring images of cricket players; no 29/2000

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Decorative/Chalice
Building and grounds/Grounds and gardens/Soil sample
Date Used
1859-1983
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Brief Description
Chalice, lid; contains original MCG wicket soil - 1859-1983. Authenticated by John Lill, then MCC Secretary. Chalice features images of W G Grace, Don Bradman, Dennis Lillee, Neil Harvey, Gary Sobers, Bill Ponsford. Two thousand sections of turf were housed in chalices and distributed to/acquired by MCC Members in 1983; this is number 0029. Made by Kirra Pewter.
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Date Used
1859-1983
Location
In storage
Registration No
M16464

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This chalice was originally advertised in the Australian Cricketer magazine, March 1984 edition, for $390 plus $8 postage.

- James Merchant

Posted on 05-05-2020 10:51:13