The King's Prize- covered cup was made at the royal command of George II as a race prize for the Leith Races.
The King's Prize- covered cup for Leith Races by James Ker, 1751
© National Museum of Scotland
- 22 x 22 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £61,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
Weight 21 oz. Made by James Ker and William Dempster (fl. 1742-c.1790).
J.T.D'Arcy Hutton, Yorkshire; Christie's 1950; Sir James Caird Collection.