A wonderful selection of golf and polo trophies made by Garrard & Company of London. Taken from the on line catalog for Bonham’s “Spectacular Sporting Trophies & Memorabilia” auction which happens next week.


Two thirds scale Ryder Cup golf trophy, the cover with a standing figure of a golfer, the two handled cup with paneled sides, a lion mask knop below on a faceted baluster knop stem and a wood base with a plain silver-gilt band. 1990. English. Silver gilt. Garrard and Company, Ltd. maker. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26554/lot/2/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Open Championship golf trophy, a silver replica of the Open Championship ever. Profuse chased decoration with an elongated neck and curved shoulders. The slightly tapering cylindrical body has four panels, one depicting a standing golfer in full swing. Knopped pedestal foot on a three tiered wood base each with a plain silver band. 1985. English. Silver. Garrard and Company, Ltd. maker. mage © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26554/lot/3/?category=list&length=12&page=1
Ranelagh War cup polo trophy. Silver-gilt cup and cover in a medieval form, the cover with a finial modeled as a crest in the form of a pair of upturned, armor-clad legs. The interior of the cup with an applied circular “seal” to the center, bearing the legend “Le Passe ne Meurt Jamais” and a trumpet base with an applied figure of Victory flanked by the colored enamel flags of the Allied powers of Wolrd War I, and Roman numerals for 1919 to the reverse and engraved with the team members Major F B Hurndall Brig. Gen. J. Vaughan Major V. N. Lockett Lt. Col. G. Mort (back). 1918. English. Silver-gilt. Garrard and Company, London, maker. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26554/lot/4/?category=list&length=12&page=1

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