The Sandhurst Cup

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Description

A silver two handled cup and cover; vase form with bead mounts, reproduction Adam style. The body bright cut engraved with ribbon garland and fancy decoration, two oval cartouches, matching detachable cover with raised centre boss surmounted by a pineapple finial, matching collet foot. One of the cartouches and lower body engraved with winner's name, the other cartouche engraved with the inscription:

'B.V.R Sandhurst Challenge Cup presented by the inhabitants of York Town Sandhurst Camp July 1868'.

The cup stands on an ebonised wood plinth with applied silver nameplate bearing the inscription:

'Presented by 4th/6th Bn the Royal Berkshire Regiment (TA) on Disbandment 31 March 1967'.

Gross Weight: - 40 troy ounces

Source

Identifier

WTH0041

Citation

“The Sandhurst Cup,” Wokingham's Virtual Museum, accessed September 22, 2020, https://wokingham-tc.gov.uk/museum/document/WTH0041.

Date

1866

Dimensions

26 x 47 x 18 cm

Medium

Silver and ebonised wood