Melbourne Sports Depot Matting Competition runners up trophy awarded to Northcote Cricket Club, 1895

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Metal urn style trophy with lid. Oval shaped plate at front of trophy is engraved and reads 'THE/MELBOURNE/SPORTS DEPOT/CRICKET TROPHIES/SEASON 1894.5/MATTING COMPETITION/RUNNERS UP TROPHY/WON BY/NORTHCOTE C.C'. A relief image of an angel blowing a horn appears on each side of the plate, with one arm resting above the plate and the other holding the horn. Trophy is decorated with a floral pattern. Lid of trophy has a decorative finial in the shape of a man. The man is dressing in armour, and is leaning on a decorative shield with his right hand with his left hand outstretched above his head.
0 - Whole: H: 515 W: 170 D: 170mm (H: 20 1/4 W: 6 11/16 D: 6 11/16")
1 - Trophy: H: 385 W: 170 D: 170mm (H: 15 3/16 W: 6 11/16 D: 6 11/16")
2 - Lid: H: 139.4 W: 130.4 D: 131.5mm (H: 5 1/2 W: 5 1/8 D: 5 3/16")
Date Used
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated by Paul McColl


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