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Silver Challenge cup presented to L Emanuel 1878

2008.0040.0006

Silver Challenge cup presented to L Emanuel 1878

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Physical description

A decorative silver prize goblet with raised circular base, engraved 'CHALLENGE CUP / BEST BULL / Awarded in sec. 2 class 25 / YOUNG BRUNSWICK 3RD. / L. Emanuel. / Landsdowne. / Goulburn' on one side with 'YASS / P. & A. ASSOCIATION / 8th Annual Show. / 28th Feb'y 1878' on the opposite, with a row of five hallmarks above of which the first reads 'S.H'. The cup is bordered with a decorative rim, and features interlinked descending floral and foliate patterning below. The rim of the base is beaded, and includes geometric stampwork on the raised portion beneath the stem which includes three bands in the middle. 'HARDY BROS / SYDNEY' is impressed in underside of the base. The stem is slightly bent.

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