Antique Tennis Brooch

Edwardian Tennis Racket Brooch c.1910

SKU: BR068
£995.00Price

An unusual and rare Edwardian novelty gold brooch realistically modelled as a tennis racket.

 

The racket has fine gold 'strings' with a natural pearl 'ball' attached and a small ruby set to the shank of the head. The brooch is finely made and has a sprung pin to the reverse. 

 

Tennis had become a popular sport for middle class ladies in the Victorian era with the Wimbledon Championships adding Ladies Singles to the roster in 1884.

 

Price Code: B, £500 - £1000

Era: Edwardian, 1901 - 1920

Measurements: Brooch 4.4cm in length, 1.6cm at widest point, it weighs 2.6g

Hallmarks: Stamped 15ct gold

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