Overall: 10 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 27.6 x 18.1 cm )
Silver Weight: 25 oz (troy) 11 dwt (795 g)
Inscription: engraved on the cup: "AWARDED BY THE/ NEW YORK FANCIERS CLUB TO THE/ SOUTH SIDE SPORTSMEN'S CLUB/ OF LONG ISLAND, FOR THE/ BEST EXHIBITION OF LIVE TROUT/ JANUARY 23, 1884." in block letters
Inscription: engraved on the pedestal: "PRESENTED
Wrought silver presentation trophy of the New York Fanciers Club; squat, globular cup with an applied repoussé chased foliate rim; cup seated on a trumpet shaped pedestal with a circular foot and repoussé chased foliate band; cast, "woven" fishing basket with a strap applied around the top of the pedestal; two trout with copper enameled spots applied to the cup on either side of the inscription; engraved, "AWARDED BY THE/ NEW YORK FANCIERS CLUB TO THE/ SOUTH SIDE SPORTSMEN'S CLUB/ OF LONG ISLAND, FOR THE/ BEST EXHIBITION OF LIVE TROUT/ JANUARY 23, 1884." in block letters; pedestal engraved, "PRESENTED BY/ JULES REYNAL." in block letters; makers' marks stamped on the base of the cup.
Gift of Mr. Robert G. Goelet
Southside Sportsmen's Club; purchased at July 1973 auction of Southside Sportsmen's Club furnishings by Robert G. Goelet, the donor.
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