Goblet presented to W.C.V. Gibbes by Duke of Manchester on 23 July 1878

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Decorative/Cup
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Domestic/Goblet
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Part/Stand
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Brief Description
Silver cup/goblet with wood base. Conical bowl, chased, knopped stem, circular base. Round wooden piece attached to underside of base. Bowl is engraved with repeated floral designs which expose three bare surfaces between them, and upon which, three sets of inscriptions have been engraved. On the face featuring the maker's mark, is the inscription: 'PRESENTED/BY THE/SUBSCRIBERS TO THE BANQUET/GIVEN TO THE/Australian Cricketers/AT WILLIS'S ROOMS ON THE/ 23rd July 1878/HIS GRACE THE/Duke of Manchester, KP./IN THE CHAIR'. The next face features a list of the Australian touring team, and the last face has engraved 'W.C.V.Gibbes.'. Gibbes was one of two Secretaries of the Australian team. Made by Roberts & Belk, of Sheffield, England.
Dark brown wooden plinth for a trophy. It consists of a wide cylinder on a wider base with curved profile, which ends in another short vertical section.
0 - Whole: H: 210 W: 90 D: 90mm (H: 8 1/4 W: 3 9/16 D: 3 9/16")
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