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Artifact no.
1987.1480.001
Manufacturer
Derby Silver Co.
Manufactured Date
1895
Context Function
TO SERVE AS A PRIZE IN A CONTEST
Context Canada
PART OF THE LARGEST & MOST IMPORTANT CYCLING COLLECTION IN CANADA
Description
METAL, SILVER PLATED
Number of Parts
2
Artifact Finish
DULL, DARK SILVER COLOUR, TARNISHED/ LIGHT GOLD COLOUR INSIDE
Artifact Markings
ENGRAVED 'PUTNAME COUNTY/ AGRICULTURAL/ ASSOCIATION/ CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY/ Aug. 31st. 1895./ WON BY/ W.A. LADUE.'/ UNDER BASE 'DERBY SILVER CO./ QUADRUPLE PLATE/ [4]03'
Artifact Decoration
AROUND BASE IS EMBOSSED DESIGN OF FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES/ ON CUP BODY IS ENGRAVED IMAGE OF MAN RIDING BICYCLE, SURROUNDED BY BORDER OF 'X'S & HEARTS WITH LEAVES & FLOWERS BEHIND/ SAME BORDER ON OPPOSITE SIDE WITH LETTERING INSIDE/ HANDLES ARE RIBBED, WITH FLOWERS & LEAVES BETWEEN BOTTOM OF HANDLES & CUT SIDE
Artifact Missing
None.
Group 1
Non-motorized Ground Transportation
Category 1
Cycles & cycling
Subcategory 1
Awards
Material
metal->;metal->silver
Length
19.5 cm
Width
13.3 cm