• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 303

    TWO VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY TROPHY CUPS

    ONE MARK OF RICHARDS AND BROWN, LONDON, 1868, THE OTHER BY CHARLES FREDERICK HANCOCK, LONDON, 1869

    Price Realised  

    TWO VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY TROPHY CUPS
    ONE MARK OF RICHARDS AND BROWN, LONDON, 1868, THE OTHER BY CHARLES FREDERICK HANCOCK, LONDON, 1869
    One with stem modelled as Mercury, the other as a foot wearing one of his talaria or winged sandals, both with bifurcated wing side handles and bearing presentation inscriptions to B.W.Cardon, St. Johns College, winner of the Seven Miles Walking Race
    the largest 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high
    31.5 oz. (977 gr.) (2)


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