A twin handled presentation cup by William Hutton & Sons, Sheffield 1901  (2)
Lot 276
A twin handled presentation cup by William Hutton & Sons, Sheffield 1901 (2)
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,262) inc. premium

Lot Details
A twin handled presentation cup
by William Hutton & Sons, Sheffield 1901
On trumpet stem base and flared foot, the lower body gadrooned, the narrow loop handles with reeded edge and acanthus leaf terminal, with regimental device of a Queen's crowned Stag head with motto 'Cudich N Reigh' below and motto 'Cabah Feidh Gu Brath' above, and with coat of arms with motto 'Seas Cinnteach Stand Sicker', with presentation inscriptions to front and reverse, the circular base with nine rectangular plaques to circumference, three engraved with winners names 1901-1986, the rest plain, height to top of handle 46.6cm, weight 44.3oz. (2)

Footnotes

  • The presentation inscription to the front reads;
    Challenge Cup for pistol shooting from Captain C W Anderson
    To reverse;
    In memory o' the braif auld days when I cairret the caber feidhin my bonnet and o' the forsie fechters and blythesome chiels wha war my leal freens and couthie cronies. In Creach and Tulzie, in Daffin and in Dowieness, for the auchteen land and hertsome years. Frae 1877 till 1894 that I was a member o' this grand auld mess. God bless it evermore whatever. Bha mo chumhnuidh am measg nan treun bu ghairdeil aig bord na fleadh agus bu ghaisgeil am blar a ghath.
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