Antique Silver Twin Handled Trophy
A fine example of a large sterling silver lidded trophy with twin handles, an octagonal footed base and decorative apple shaped finial. It is engraved for the "Whiteway Orchard Competition Challenge Cup. Presented by H Whiteway Esq for Orchard Improvement Class 6". It comes on its original oak base. The cup is an excellent quality piece, weighing approximately 963g.
It is clearly hallmarked for S Blanckensee & Son Ltd, Birmingham, 1932.
It is in very good condition with a clear hallmark. There are no major damages and it displays beautifully. There are a few light surface marks but nothing detrimental and it displays well. It has been gently cleaned and polished and is ready for use.
Approximate Measurements :
Height : 14" (36cm)
Width Across Handles : 8 1/2" (22cm)
Base Diameter : 6 3/4" (17cm)
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