18 May 2007
THE ASCOT GOLD CUP, 1963 A GOLD TWO-HANDLED TROPHY CUP AND COVER
MARK OF ASPREY & CO. LTD., LONDON, 1963, 18CT
Cylindrical and on a spreading base with a fluted knop stem, with two angular scroll handles, the detachable cover with a fluted finial, engraved on one side with the Royal arms and on the other with an inscription, marked near handle and on cover bezel, the base further engraved 'Asprey London' and 'Made in England'
10 in. (25.4 cm.) high
25 oz. (777 gr.)
The inscription reads 'The Gold Cup Ascot 1963 Lady Sassoon's "TWILIGHT ALLEY" Trained by NOEL MURLESS Ridden by LESTER PIGGOTT'
The Estate of Sir Victor Sassoon, Bt., G.B.E. and Lady Sassoon; Christie's, New York, 3 December 1998, lot 95.
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