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Collections, Including the Selected Contents of Meldon Park / A GEORGE III PROVINCIAL TWO-HANDLED PRESENTATION CUP By Ann Robertson, Newcastle, 1804

THE SELECTED CONTENTS OF MELDON PARK
Lot 45
A GEORGE III PROVINCIAL TWO-HANDLED PRESENTATION CUP
By Ann Robertson, Newcastle, 1804
2 February 2023, 11:00 GMT
Edinburgh

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A GEORGE III PROVINCIAL TWO-HANDLED PRESENTATION CUP

By Ann Robertson, Newcastle, 1804
Of half-fluted urn form with engraved vine band, the handles with acanthus thumbpieces and bead mounts, the body engraved inscription 'This cup was won by Mr Isaac Cookson's bay mare 'Tweedside' rode by himself 2 1/4 miles over Newcastle course beating four others carrying 13 stone, 17th October 1804, and to the reverse the Cookson crest, coat of arms and motto, raised on circular foot with embossed band, height 37cm, weight 71oz.

Footnotes

Ann Robertson was the widow of John Robertson I. She ran the business from John's death in 1801 in Dean Street, Newcastle until her retirement in 1811.

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