"The Rosehill Cup" An Australian gold two handle trophy by William Kerr, Sydney, circa 1925
Lot 229
"The Rosehill Cup", an Australian gold two handle trophy by William Kerr, Sydney, circa 1925
Sold for AU$ 9,760 (US$ 9,058) inc. premium
Lot Details
"The Rosehill Cup", an Australian gold two handle trophy
by William Kerr, Sydney, circa 1925
raised on a stepped foot, knopped stem, the bowl with applied girdle and angled loop handles, raised on wooden plinth with gold placque engraved 'The Rosehill Cup 1 Mile and 3 Furlongs. Won by J.E&C.H Brien's "Pantheon" Imp Top weight 9-11. Time 2 mins 20.5 secs. 17.9.27" marked "W.Kerr 19c" and label "W.KERR Jeweller 542-544 Geo. St Sydney",the cup 24cm (9.5") high, 31cm (12") high overall, 694grams (22.3oz). (9 carat pink gold)

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  • Provenance:
    Hamilton & Miller Auction Sale No R24, Jun 1981
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