This is the cup for 1865 and was won by Ackworth, owned by 4th Marquis of Hastings.
The Doncaster Shield by J S Hunt, 1865
© Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery
- Silver, parcel-gilt
- 84 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £5,280)
- Acquired in:
- Koopman Rare Art
. Only one or two were made in form of a shield. The circular relief in the centre depicts the meeting of Bolingbroke and the Earls of Westmorland and Northumberland at Doncaster in 1339.
The 4th Marquis of Hastings; The Worshipful Company of Fishmongers; sold Christie's January 1979.
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