Cut glass bowl with image of Don Bradman and the word "Don" engraved beneath

Object Type
Domestic items/Crockery/Bowl
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Brief Description
Round, clear cut glass bowl, slightly pink/orange tinged, decorated with geometric patterns on the sides and featuring on the base an acid-etched and cut image of a cricketer playing a cover drive, with the word "DON" beneath. Thought to date from the 1930s.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 75 W: 215 D: 215mm (H: 2 15/16 W: 8 7/16 D: 8 7/16")
Media/Materials
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7270
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Erica and Zelma Wells.

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The Australian Sports Museum is unable to provide valuations on objects. Contact information for valuers can be found on the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program website.

- Australian Sports Museum team

Posted on 03-11-2020 23:19:44

What are they worth?

- Lynda Ward

Posted on 03-11-2020 06:10:30

This bowl is one of 3 different designed fruit bowls made in Australia by Crown Crystal Glassware and first advertised via shop newspaper advertisements in 1931

- James Merchant

Posted on 05-05-2020 10:42:08