London, South Kensington
16 May 2001
A modern silver-gilt cup and cover
Mark of Messrs Barnard, 1928
In the 17th century taste wtih a grotesque mask and fruiting leaf motif base, the body engraved Chester Cup 1929; Won 6y; Lady Scarbroughs' First Flight, 4 Years; Ridden by F. Fox; Trained by G. F. Leader; with a conforming cover with spire finial
18¼in. (46.3cm.) high
Sandbeck Park, Yorkshire.
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