American sterling silver large trophy cup inscribed: Rose Tree Fox Hunting Club 27th Annual Fall Race Meeting Thursday October 7th 1909 Won By "Bersi" Ridden by E. Savage (on one side and: Autumn Steeplechase About 2 miles Presented by, on the other. The inscription is all in capital letters.
The trophy has double reverse scroll handles with scroll decorations on both top edges and the gilt interior body sits on a large, raised, stepped pedestal base.
The trophy is very nearly "square", being 12" tall and 12 1/2" across the handles, giving it a very impressive look. The body is 8" in diameter at the top, with the trophy weighing 979 grams or 31.5 ozs. Troy.
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.