American sterling silver, copper and bronze trophy cup by Gorham Silversmiths, date marked for 1883.
This interesting mixed metals cup has a body made of sterling silver at the top, blended into a tall, spread circular copper base and two bronze handles. The body has an applied sterling silver lizard and beetle. The bottom of the cup is sterling.
The trophy is inscribed: Edge Hill Challenge Cup Won By Anna Sands OCT 17, 1887 on one side and: Presented By William R. Sands on the other.
Weighing 340 grams or 10.9 ozs. Troy, this special trophy cup is 5 1/2" tall, 4" in diameter at the top, 3" in diameter at the base and 6" across the handles.
Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.