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    Sale 5913

    Christie's Interiors

    16 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 253

    A VICTORIAN SILVER RACING TROPHY CUP AND ASSOCIATED COVER

    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1889, THE COVER UNMARKED

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER RACING TROPHY CUP AND ASSOCIATED COVER
    MARK OF FREDERICK ELKINGTON, LONDON, 1889, THE COVER UNMARKED
    Half-fluted vase form with foliate, ribbed loop handles, gilt interior, cover with bell finial, inscribed Sydney N.SW. M.& C.C.C. Club Races, Mr.Churchill's b.g "Comet" aged...... ridden by owner 25th July 1868
    18¼ in. (46.5 cm.) high
    64.75 oz. (2007 gr.)


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