Peruvian Sterling Silver Trophy Cup
Lot 1072
An impressive Peruvian sterling silver equestrian figural trophy cup
by Camuso, Lima, circa 1960
Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the Collection of Angel Penna
An impressive Peruvian sterling silver equestrian figural trophy cup
by Camuso, Lima, circa 1960
The shaped rim applied with a foliate scroll border, the body with stipple-engraved dated presentation inscription: "Instituto Nacional De Hipodromos/Hipodromo/'La Rinconada'/Clasico Gobernacion Del Distrito Federal/Caracas/28 de Febrero de 1960" and opposed by conforming engraved names of the institute, all above hollow-cast figures including two rearing horses and two allegorical figures, on a stepped circular foot, weight approximately 182 oz troy.
height 22 1/4in (56.5cm); greatest diameter 19 1/4in (48.8cm)

Footnotes

  • This trophy was presented to Mr. Angel Penna. He was a highly regarded international thoroughbred horse trainer; this trophy is one of the last individual sterling silver trophies of this impressive size awarded to winning individual competitors.
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