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A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT RACING CUP AND COVER
A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT RACING CUP AND COVER

MARK OF WILLIAM BURWASH AND RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1810, RETAILED BY JAMES BERRY, PONTEFRACT

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A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT RACING CUP AND COVER
MARK OF WILLIAM BURWASH AND RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1810, RETAILED BY JAMES BERRY, PONTEFRACT
Tapering cylindrical and on four cast lion paw feet, the body fluted below an inscription on one side and an applied classical facade on the other, with cast lion mask side handles, the cover with cast lion finial, marked underneath and on cover bezel, the base engraved 'James Berry Pontefract fecit'
13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high; 14 ¼ in. (36 cm.) wide over handles
137 oz. 16 dwt. (4,286 gr.)
The inscription reads 'Pontefract Races 1810 His Grace the Duke of Leeds Right Honble Lord Viscount Melton M.P./Stewards'

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