British Silver

English Trophy Bowl Mask Handles 1922

.English Trophy Bowl Mask Handles 1922

code: wb3796

English sterling silver trophy bowl whose pedestal base is removable and can be used as a vase and be placed in the center of the footed bowl, as pictured. Mask decorations on each of the three strap work bowl handles add to the appeal of this unique silver masterpiece. The handles wend their way down the body to form the legs and base of the bowl. The trophy, known as the Kaye Cup, was presented to the winner of the General Club Billiards Tournament on September 9, 1924 In Rangoon, Burma. This British Colonial presentation trophy has an interesting history as well as terrific visual appeal, plus it can be used in multiple ways, as pictured. The trophy is in original condition, with no modifications or additions of any kind. Dimensions: weight 34.4 ozs (Troy); Height, assembled, 10 ¼”; bowl alone, 4 ¾”; diameter of bowl at rim, 8”; diameter at handles, 10 ¼”, height of vase, 6 7/8”. Marks: Lion passant for sterling, Leopard’s head town mark for London, date mark g for 1922, plus the maker’s mark EBs over &Co for Edward Barnard & Sons of London, England.