Small oval-shaped ceramic box - 'Hambledon Hants, The Cradle of Cricket'

Object Type
Domestic items/Ornament
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Brief Description
Small oval-shaped ceramic white glazed box, with lid (M9514.2), featuring two handles and gold gilt rim. Painted on one side is a green crest with two yellow bats, a set of wickets and the inscription HAMBLEDON / HANTS in the centre. The text in a light blue scroll below reads THE CRADLE OF CRICKET; below this under the scroll "Rd No 525025 copyright'. On the opposite side from the inscription is a moulded triangular "hinge".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 70 W: 50 D: 80mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 1 15/16 D: 3 1/8")
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Location
On display
Registration No
M9514.1
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Anthony Baer

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