THE RICHMOND GOLD CUP: A REGENCY SILVER-GILT CUP AND COVER, PHILIP RUNDELL, LONDON, 1819
chased with three horses, the other side engraved with presentation inscription, all above a chased band of grapevine, branch-form handles with acorns, the cover with laurel wreath finial
marked on cup, cover, and finial
96 oz 10 dwt
height 17¾ in.
In good condition. Surface a bit bright.
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The inscription reads "Richmond Races / 1819. / Stewards / Thomas Dundas Esqr. / Sheldon Cradock Esqr."
Presented by the stewards of the Richmond Races, Thomas Dundas, later 1st Earl of Zetland, (1795-1839) and Sheldon Cradock (1777-1852) on October 6, 1819 to
William Garforth (1752-1828) of Wiganthorpe Hall, co. York, owner of the winning horse, his bay colt Otho.