The King's Prize- covered cup for Leith Races by James Ker

The King's Prize- covered cup was made at the royal command of George II as a race prize for the Leith Races.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
22 x 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £61,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Christie's

Weight 21 oz. Made by James Ker and William Dempster (fl. 1742-c.1790).

Provenance

J.T.D'Arcy Hutton, Yorkshire; Christie's 1950; Sir James Caird Collection.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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