Watson Silver, George W. Welsh’s Son

American Edwardian Silver Golf Club Trophy Cup

Circa 1910

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Description

American Edwardian sterling silver Pennsylvania golf club trophy cup.

  • Made by Watson Silver, ca 1910.
  • Retailed at George W. Welsh’s Son.
  • Baluster bowl with silver-mounted horn side handles; domed foot and gilt-washed interior.
  • On front is engraved presentation: “James C. Brooks / Memorial Cup / Ideal Score for Men May 1st To Oct. 1st 1912” and “West Chester Golf & Country Club / West Chester Pa” encircling applied rondel with figure of golfer teeing off. 
  • On back is engraved: “Won By / John M. Hemphill.”
  • Hemphill (d. 1957) was active in state politics and was the Democratic nominee for governor in the pre-New Deal election of 1930.
  • Fully marked including maker’s (Watson) and retailer’s (George W. Welsh’s Son) stamps, and number 8020.
Condition Report
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Wear consistent with age and use.

Dimensions
Height: 9 inches / 22.86 cm
Width: 11 inches / 27.94 cm
Depth: 5 inches / 12.7 cm

Gross weight: 22.5 troy ounces

Materials
Sterling Silver, Horn
Period
Edwardian
Decorative Style
Traditional Style
Country of Origin
United States
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