18 May 2007
A GOLD TROPHY CUP AND COVER
MARK OF BARBARA CATTLE, SHEFFIELD, 1970, 9CT.
Vase shaped and on a spreading foot with a egg and dart rim, with two scroll handles, the detachable cover with a double horseshoe finial, engraved with an inscription, marked near handle and inside cover, the base further engraved 'SUPPLIED BY BARBARA CATTLE, JEWELLER & SILVERSMITH, STONEGATE, YORK', with a conforming turned wood base and with a fitted case
7½ in. (19 cm.) high excluding base
7.5 oz. (233 gr.)
The inscription reads 'LADY SASSOON'S RANGONG THE YORKSHIRE CUP 14 May 1970 Trainer NOEL MURLESS Jockey A. BARCLAY'
The Estate of Sir Victor Sassoon, Bt., G.B.E. and Lady Sassoon; Christie's, New York, 3 December 1998, lot 94.
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