Wooden lawn bowls ball. The ball is highly polished and is made from a dark coloured wood. The ball has two bone discs that have been inserted into the surface on opposite sides of the ball. There is an inscription on the top bone disc which reads 'RSI'. The bone disc on the bottom also has an inscription which reads '1'. There are further inscriptions on the surface of the ball around the bottom disc. The ball was made in c1908 but was used in the period immediately afterwards. This ball is one of a pair.
0 - Whole: H: 130 W: 130 D: 130mm (H: 5 1/8 W: 5 1/8 D: 5 1/8")
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr O Miller & Miss M I Miller.