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Antique Tennis Engravings, Paulmerie, Set of 9

$2,440.51per set


A set of rare 18th century Tennis engravings. The nine engravings are images of real tennis rackets, how they are made and tools used. Also details of the court and one image on billiards. The engravings are from the 'Encyclopedia' by Denis Diderot and would originally have been part of a larger book with different trades and tools, circa 1780.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.06 in. (23 cm)Width: 6.7 in. (17 cm)Depth: 0.79 in. (2 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 9
  • Style
    Sporting Art (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good condition in new frames.
  • Seller Location
    Oxfordshire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 263451stDibs: LU97578416303

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    Ships From: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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