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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 468

    THE LIVERPOOL AUTUMN CUP: AN IMPOSING VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT RACING TROPHY BOWL

    MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL, LONDON, 1869

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    THE LIVERPOOL AUTUMN CUP: AN IMPOSING VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT RACING TROPHY BOWL
    MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL, LONDON, 1869
    Hemispherical with bead borders chased in high relief on either side with panels of horses, one depicting them in a wild state galloping through a jungle setting, the other showing them in a domesticated state grazing outside a cottage within decorative frames, flanked by panels of high relief foliage and flowers with large lion mask drop ring handles, chased above the foot with a frieze of fruit, on ebonised wood plinth, the front applied with a reserve inscribed Liverpool Autumn Cup 1870 won by..., within a rustic surround
    The bowl on plinth, 17¼ in. (43.9 cm.) high; 17½ in. (44.2 cm.) diameter
    186 oz. (5772 gr.)


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