17 January 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 17,500
A GOLD TROPHY CUP: THE PIMLICO SPECIAL, WON BY PROMISED LAND
MARK OF SCHOFIELD CO., BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1957
14k, of inverted bell shape, with two scrolling side handles, body engraved with inscription Maryland Jockey Club Gold Cup, The Pimlico Special, November 30, 1957, Won by Promised Land, Owner Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs, marked on base, supported on gold and marble cylindrical stand
11 in. (27.9 cm.) high over handles; 32 oz. weighable gold
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See lot 177 for information on Promised Land.
Please note that the base is silver-gilt; weight stated in catalogue refers to cup only.