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A Rare Silver Mid-19th Century Cornish Military Trophy


£1,150 | $1,531 USD | €1,303 EUR
Item Number: SA687792
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Robert Belcher Antiques
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This superb fine quality silver trophy was made in London by the renowned silversmiths Edward Barnard and John Barnard and is date marked for 1866 67. It is of similar form to a large goblet. The bowl section has many engraved roundels for further inscriptions. The front is decorated with a large oval panel with a superb hand chased and engraved artillery scene with several soldiers preparing and loading a cannon. The reverse panel has a hand engraved inscription which reads ladies challenge cup presented to Number 11( St Ives )Battery, Duke of Cornwall’s Artillery Volunteers. The trophy has a ring decorated stem and a flared and stepped foot which is all finely hand chased with gothic style tracery. The interior retains its original gilt finish. This is a rare piece of Cornish military history which would be an interesting addition to any collection. This quality item has a good weight -for its size, 474 grams and is in good condition.
Robert Belcher Antiques is a high quality antiques shop, which also offers picture framing and restoration services. The company is based in Droitwich Spa, the medieval Worcestershire town made famous by salt production.
The business is run by husband and wife team, Robert and Wendy Belcher, and has been established since 1984. The show rooms are situated in a detached Georgian double fronted town house, which has a private forecourt for the benefit of customer parking.
The M5 motorway means access is convenient, as the show rooms are located only 3 miles off Junction 6. The business can be found half a mile prior to reaching Droitwich Spa town centre on the main A38 road. If using a SAT-NAV, please use the post code WR9 8AN.
Robert Belcher sources a range of interesting stock both nationally and internationally. The stock is always of a high quality and Robert prides himself on the authenticity and excellence of all items held for sale.
The business specialises in fine 18th century and early 19th century town furniture mainly in Walnut and Mahogany, which is displayed in the four showrooms. The showrooms also contain an interesting mix of rare objects and interesting, decorative items that would complement most collections or interiors.
Enquiries including payment, collection, postage or delivery can be made by contacting Robert Belcher Antiques on 07929011224 or 01905 772320. The business can also be contacted via email using:
General shop opening days are Monday – Saturday, if making a special journey please feel free to contact the business in advance to confirm opening hours.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 22 cm (8.7")
Width = 12.5 cm (4.9")
Depth = 12.5 cm (4.9")

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Robert Belcher Antiques
128 Worcester Road
Droitwich Spa
United Kingdom

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