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Title

The Silcock Challenge Cup

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_C29_ Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co_Silcock challenge cup.jpg

Description

A gold trophy cup. The part ovoid body supported on a trumpet shaped base with four hoof feet, engraved with foliage and scrolls and applied with shamrocks, the stem applied with six grotesque mask buttresses, the detachable cover with a cow form finial, engraved with the inscriptions: 'Royal Dublin Society Annual Spring Show For Best Dairy Shorthorn' and 'Perpetual Challenge Cup Presented by Messrs Silcock & Sons Ltd., 1926', further engraved with various names and dates, with a copper mounted ebonised wood base, all contained in a fitted mahogany finished case. 15 ct.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

15 ct. Gold

Coverage

1925

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

15 ct. Gold

Physical Dimensions

33 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., Ltd., “The Silcock Challenge Cup,” RDS, accessed December 3, 2021, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3830.

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RDS_treasures_C29_ Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co_Silcock challenge cup.jpg