Hardy Bros.

Western Australian Silver Trophy Cup c. 1934

plain vase shaped with two flat topped looped handles, a ribbed stem and a spreading foot, inscribed below the armorial ‘Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia / Orient Line / 1878 – 1928 / Jubilee Commemoration Cup / for export butter / judged at / The Royal Show Perth 1934 / and in London / open to the / Commonwealth / awarded to / South West Dairy Farmers ltd / Bunbury Factory’, Hardy Bros maker’s mark, H, Crown, Stg, and the letter A. c. 1934

Notes: for more details on Hardy Bros see ‘Australian Jewellers, Gold and Silversmiths makers and marks’ by Cavill Cocks and Grace p 115.

height 18.5 cm weight 755 grams
vendor documents (ref 43) note purchased from Viktor Krahl, 18th March 1979, Estate of the late Dr Dominic Louis Serventy
  • EStimate $800 - $1,200
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