A George III silver-gilt trophy cup, Story & Elliott, London, 1812
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
A George III silver-gilt trophy cup
Story & Elliott, London
campana form, the cover with an opening bud finial, the body with a band of fruiting vine ornament and cornucopia handles on satyr mask brackets, both sides with applied oak leaf wreaths, one surrounding a horse racing scene, the other with a later inscription for 'The Perak States',
35.5cm., 13¾in. high
Light wear to the hallmarks but easily legible. The gilding is later. The inscription is later, over an erasure. An area on the cover has been erased. Light surface marks. The cover has a small split in the interior flange.
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