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The Maryland Hunt Cup


This trophy cup in the shape of a lidded flagon was awarded to the winner of the Twentieth Annual Maryland Hunt Cup Steeplechase, established in the year 1894. The lid is embellished with a cast version of the Maryland State Seal on the thumb grip. This particular trophy was won by the horse Zarda, who was owned by George Willing Jr and ridden by amateur jockey G. Allen Lee in 1913.






13 H x 7 W inches

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Bottom marked: "JENKINS & JENKINS, INC. / MAKERS / STERLING 925/1000 FINE / BALTIMORE / 551 Body engraved with presentation inscription: "THE MARYLAND HUNT CUP / Twentieth Annual Steeplechase / April 26th 1913 / Won by / Zarda / Ridden by / G. Allen Lee" Lid engraved: "Established / A. D. MDCCCXCIV"

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Gift of Stiles T. Colwill

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