A fun piece of sporting jewelry depicting a crossed pair of croquet mallets and a coral ball inside the wicket. The banded agate stone is black with a single white line and has never been engraved. Croquet became fashionable among the English elite in 1856 when when the first book of croquet rules was published and the All England Croquet Club was formed at Wimbledon. The fob is stamped “10 ct.”
- Origin: England, ca. 1860
- Condition: excellent
- Dimensions: 3/4” x 9/16” x 1-1/4 (excluding jump rings)
- Weight: 5.0 grams.