Georgian silver-gilt racing trophy

Georgian silver-gilt racing trophy

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Reference

5300

A fine quality George IV silver-gilt cup and cover with a cast and applied scene of a flat race. The cup is campana-shaped with chased fluting and stylised acanthus leaf motifs and has reeded handles. The lid is edged with an egg and dart border and has a grape and vine finial.

The back of the cup is engraved:
GOODWOOD CUP 1951
gagnée par le cheval Pan appartenant à Monsieur Eugène Constant, monté par R. Poincelet

This was The Goodwood Cup for 1951 and was won by Pan, ridden by Roger Poincelet - considered one of the finest French jockeys of all time - trained by Etienne Pollet and owned by Eugène Constant.

Dimensions:

Height 440 mm / 17 516"
Width 300 mm / 11 1316"
Diameter 230 mm / 9 332"
Weight 3431 g (110.31 troy ozs)
Year

1827

Place

London

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