Oil on leather painting, coat of arms with cricketers

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Circa 1850
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Oil on leather, adhered to wooden panel. Painting of a cricketing coat-of-arms. Framed quarterly arms with pentagonal field at centre. Upper left quarter depicts wickets on blue field. Lower left panel depicts anchor on blue field. Upper right panel depicts two crossed cricket bats. Lower right panel depicts three triangularly arranged cricket ball on a red field. Central, pentagonal panel depicts a white tent/pavilion with a blue flag on a red field. Arms is supported on either side by two male youths dressed in mid. 19th century maritime costume (black tie, blue and white horizontal striped shirt, black belt, white pants, and black shoes), and each holding a cricket bat. The arms and two supporters stand/rest on a pink heraldic ribbon. On a blue and red wreath is a crest comprising of an enwombed arm holding out a cricket bat. At lower left of obverse is a sticker with the number '504'.
0 - Whole: H: 360 W: 378 D: 5mm (H: 14 3/16 W: 14 7/8 D: 3/16")
Date Used
Circa 1850
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr Anthony Baer.

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