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The Queen's Cup, Ascot Races, 1867. A magnificent silver racing trophy, Robert Garrard for R. & S. Garrard & Co., London, 1867

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Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

The Queen's Cup, Ascot Races, 1867. A magnificent silver racing trophy, Robert Garrard for R. & S. Garrard & Co., London, 1867

The Queen's Cup, Ascot Races, 1867. A magnificent silver racing trophy, Robert Garrard for R. & S. Garrard & Co., London, 1867

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Lot sold:

16,380

GBP

The Queen's Cup, Ascot Races, 1867. A magnificent silver racing trophy, Robert Garrard for R. & S. Garrard & Co., London, 1867


described by The Illustrated London News in 1867 as 'in the form of a tankard in Queen Anne's style,' the ample body heavily decorated with applied cast vertical straps rising to a similar band of formal motifs, beaded scroll cartouche with inscribed convex centre, the generously designed handle terminating in a bearded lion mask and scrolled thumbpiece, double-domed hinged cover surmounted by two rampant stallions, the base stamped: 'R & S GARRARD PANTON St LONDON'

The engraved inscription reads: 'The Gift of Her Majesty The Queen Ascot 1867'

51cm., 20in. tall

6,120gr., 196oz. 15dwt.

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