John W. Mills (b1933) The Topham Trophy 1963
Lot 63
John W. Mills (b1933) The Topham Trophy 1963
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 4,898) inc. premium

Lot Details
John W. Mills (b1933) The Topham Trophy 1963
John W. Mills (b1933)
The Topham Trophy 1963
Bronze on an oak stepped plinth with a silver plaque inscribed: 'The Topham Trophy 1963, won by: "Barberyn", owned by: Mr J.E.Bigg' and modelled to depict the finish of a race. Mills twice won the prestigious prize to design the Topham Trophy that is presented at the April meeting at Aintree for the race started by the Topham family,
65cm wide.

Footnotes

  • John Mills PPRBS.,ARCA.,FRSA., is noted for his 'Monument to the Women of World War II' in Whitehall and 'National Firefighters Memorial commemorating the Firefighters of The Blitz' at St Paul's along with other public monuments in Britain and North America. He has also won competitions to design commemorative coins held by The Royal Mint such as 'Euro Cup' 1995 and the 'D-Day' fifty pence coin in 1993 along with many others.
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