Small two-handled antique silver trophy cup

Small two-handled antique silver trophy cup

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Early 20th century silver trophy cup with stylised riveted, winged handles and decorated with a smart, applied lozenge-and-bead pattern border about the base.

Like all our trophies,
this trophy can be engraved, and supplied with a bespoke wooden plinth and silver band or plaque for recording names of winners. For further information or a quotation, please get in touch.

Trophies have marked victories since ancient times. The word trophy, coined in English in 1550, was derived from the French trophée in 1513 - a prize of war. In ancient Greece, trophies were made on the battlefields while the Romans built magnificent trophies in Rome, including columns and arches and huge stone memorials.

Today a trophy is a tangible, durable reminder of a specific achievement, and serves as recognition or evidence of merit. Trophies in the form of silver chalices, or two-handled cups, are popular items presented to winners of sporting events and include some of the world's most famous trophy cups: The FA Cup, Wimbledon Trophy (two-handled cup), Webb Ellis Cup, Ryder Cup and the British Grand Prix Trophy.

Dimensions:

Height 150 mm / 6"
Width 185 mm / 7 "
Weight 388 g (12.47 troy ozs)
Year

1910

Place

London

Condition

Excellent

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