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Title

The Michael Osborne Challenge Cup

Creator

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_C59_Unknown_Michael Osborne cup.jpg

Description

An Irish parcel-gilt silver model of a hunting horn, the curved cylindrical body engraved with flutes, with silver gilt bands, the rim engraved with an early Celtic inscription COMÔRTAS NA MARCRAIḊE CURAḊ-ṀÍR, with a separate, ebonised wood and brass plinth, the base applied with silver plaques and engraved with the inscription ROYAL DUBLIN SOCIETY’S HORSE SHOW INTERNATIONAL MILITARY JUMPING COMPETITION PRESENTED BY THE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE, and further applied with shields with engraved names and dates. Hallmarked ‘O.R.’ with the office mark of Dublin and the date mark of 1984. Now presented for the Champion Loose Performance Colt / Gelding.

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

1984

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Silver

Physical Dimensions

51 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Unknown Artist, “The Michael Osborne Challenge Cup,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/4005.

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