Lot 675 , An impressive Victorian silver trophy centrepiece The Warwick Cup, by Robert Hennell IV,
An impressive Victorian silver trophy centrepiece "The Warwick Cup", by Robert Hennell IV, engraved with the Heneage family crest, of compressed vase form, with beaded wavy border, the body with view of Warwick Castle in relief, chased foliate scroll decoration and two horse's head handles, below central ornate column with glass bowl above, on pedestal spreading foot, London, 1876, on ebonised socle with engraved presentation plaque, overall height approx. 80cm, 168.5 oz.
Inscription reads "Warwick September Meeting 1876 Warwick Cup won by Mr. Heneage's Freeman".
The beaded ring around the ebonised socle is broken. The overall condition of the silver centrepiece is good. The glass bowl has a rim chip and may not be original as it does fit snugly??.
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Sold for £4,800