Horse Racing Trophies and Special Display Pieces (6)
1) Beautiful silver and crystal bowl trophy on stand with "France Galop" on the nameplate. France Galop is the official governing organization of thoroughbred and steeplechase racing in France. The trophy was produced by noted Italian silversmith, Greggio, with silver marks: 925 (highest purity) with the maker’s name and province (Padua), located outside of Venice. Dimensions: 7” width at top and 6” height. Superb. 2) Tiffany & Co. heavy crystal trophy cup in MT condition. Etched on one side is "Del Mar Thoroughbred Club" and on the other, "2002 Top 3 Year Old “Came Home." The horse won the Santa Anita Derby that year, but Del Mar celebrated the horse for having won the track’s premier race, The Pacific Classic. Dimensions: 8x8.5”. 3) EX+ trophy made of copper with silver grips. Inscription: WON BY RINGWOOD, AT ALLENDALETOWN, 1838 with the owner’s name JNO. ARMSTRONG on other side. Dimensions: 6x9" across, and base 3.75" in diameter. 4) Head of Hall of Fame racehorse Twenty Grand in bronze, mounted on wood. Won the Kentucky Derby, Belmont, Travers, and Jockey Club Gold Cup. Original hand-hammered portrait by the noted French artist Julian Focan. NM, 13x14.25". 5) Beautiful head of Citation in copper. Condition NM, 11x13.5". 6) Excellent and intricate round copper display piece, 10.5” in diameter. It was done in repousse style to highlight the patterns. A racehorse with jockey is featured in the middle.
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