Silver-Gilt Covered Cup by William Bateman I

Surmounted by a wheatsheaf finial, the Grosvenor crest, and have cartouches on either face; inscribed Chester Races 1815 and bears the Grosvenor Coat of Arms.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
32.5 cm
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Lowe & Sons, Chester

Inscribed: this cup was purchased with seventy pounds won by Sir John Grey Egerton's horse, 'Oulton'. Weight 63 troy oz. Purchased with another cup.

Provenance

The cups were won by two horses owned by Sir John Grey Egerton, Hit and Miss and Oulton, and they must always have been together.

Venue details

Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER Cheshire CH1 2DD 01244 972 197 www.cheshirewestmuseums.co.uk

Entry details

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