Silver Vesta case inscribed " J.G. to J.H. 1875" with image of a cricketer in centre

Object Type
Personal effects/Smoking accessory/Vesta case
Date Used
1875
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Brief Description
Silver Vesta case, rectangular with curved ends and hinged lid (empty inside). On the front is an engraved decorative pattern around an oval of bronze-coloured metal secured to the case. On this oval is a picture of a cricketer in white, standing in front of wickets with bat over shoulder in an almost baseball pose. Inscription on reverse " J.G to J.H. 1875". The bottom of the case has a carved, textured strip.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 67 W: 35 D: 16mm (H: 2 5/8 W: 1 3/8 D: 5/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1875
Location
On display
Registration No
M6625

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