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

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.

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