Flagon - wine - Origins of the Ashes
From the Collection of Hume City Civic Collection 40 Macedon Street Sunbury Victoria
- A cream and green glazed flagon with sloping sides. The lower half of the flagon is cream with a red, green and yellow insignia to commemorate the "origin of the ashes" cricket match and a brief history of the game. The upper half and neck is green. There is a red unbroken seal over the cork and the port is still in the flagon.
- H 20 cm x D 12 cm
- origin of the ashes committee, rupertswood, border, allan, gower, david, cricket, wines, bottles, george evans collection
- The flagon of port was released for the commemorative cricket match Australia versus England to celebrate the "origin of the Ashes" at Rupertswood in Sunbury on the 18 January 1995. A cricket match took place at Rupertswood in 1882, a ball was burnt and the ashes placed in an urn (according to local legend). The flagon is number 56 of a limited edition of 2000.
- (insignia) ORIGIN OF THE ASHES / SUNBURY AUSTRALIA /
- 4 Sep 2019 at 11:45AM