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Title

The Silcock Challenge Cup

Date

Identifier

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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 inscription PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP FOR BEST DAIRY SHORTHORN PRESENTED BY MESSRS SILCOCK & SONS LTD. 1926 and a further inscription verso ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY ANNUAL SPRING SHOW FOR BEST DAIRY SHORTHORN., and further engraved with various names and dates, with a copper-mounted ebonised wood base, all contained in a fitted mahogany finished case.

R. Silcock & Sons Ltd. was a cattle and poultry food manufacturers based in Liverpool, UK.

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

Silver

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. (London, UK), “The Silcock Challenge Cup,” RDS, accessed September 30, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3830.

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