A superb Victorian silver presentation racing trophy, The Warwick Cup,

A superb Victorian silver presentation racing trophy, The Warwick Cup,

Barnard, London 1874,

modelled as a classical chariot pulled by four horses, Possibly depicting Hercules riding the charriot of Minerva. On a patinated bronzed base on an ebonised wooden plinth applied with plaques inscribed; 'The Warwick Cup 1874' & 'Won by Lilian 5 Years Old',

Weight of silver 210oz

Provenance:

William Gilbert, racehorse trainer.
Ducker Gilbert.
William Ducker Gilbert, Saddle maker.

In 1874 William Gilbert trained a 5 year old grey mare, Lilian, for Henry Savile to win the Warwick Cup at Warwick ...

Barnard, London 1874,

modelled as a classical chariot pulled by four horses, Possibly depicting Hercules riding the charriot of Minerva. On a patinated bronzed base on an ebonised wooden plinth applied with plaques inscribed; 'The Warwick Cup 1874' & 'Won by Lilian 5 Years Old',

Weight of silver 210oz

Provenance:

William Gilbert, racehorse trainer.
Ducker Gilbert.
William Ducker Gilbert, Saddle maker.

In 1874 William Gilbert trained a 5 year old grey mare, Lilian, for Henry Savile to win the Warwick Cup at Warwick

on September 9th. The owner of the horse was recorded as his daughter Miss Savile who was said to be so pleased with the win that she gave this trophy to her trainer.

William Gilbert also trained Cremorne, again for Henry Savile, which won the 1872 Derby, with the jockey C. Maidment.

William Ducker Gilbert, was the grandson of William Gilbert. He was apprenticed to Harriet Boyce as a saddler. He went on to open a Saddlers shop was in Newmarket High Street, which closed in the 1960's.

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Reference

11080

Dimensions

Height 59 cm / 1' 11 14"
Width 64 cm / 2' 1 14"
Depth 38 cm / 1' 3 14"
Weight 6.54 kg (210.27 troy ozs)