Silver Yachting Trophy Cup 1834--SOLD


A truly delightful antique silver trophy cup hallmarked by J. Bernard, London. Overall height 7 1/2 inches. Exceptional repousse and applied decoration with skill of the silversmith shown on the cup. Inscribed , in beautiful script , as a presentation to the winner of the Beaumaris Regatta.  "Beaumaris Regatta 1834 won by the Yacht Maria presented by Mr. George Sherlock." The obverse is engraved with "Cristo Duce Meliora". A wonderful example of silver smithing in excellent condition.