Barking Music Festival
Solid silver trophy from the Barking Music Festival awarded to the winners of the Singing Games. Won by Monteagle Infants School in 1934, by Roding Infants School in 1935 and by Eastbury Infants School in 1936.
Large wide bodied trophy with a ribbed turned over rim. The stem is banded at the top, and flows into a steep, triple stepped foot. It has curved handles that are decorated with molded foliage. Set on a metal plinth painted black, with three silver shields on the front displaying the names of the winners.
Viners Marks used:- EV Trademark:- a five point crown A large Sheffield based out-fit founded in 1900 and the most well-known Sheffield manufacturer from the 1930’s to 60’s. Much of their flatware is fairly average in quality, but they were innovative in producing new patterns and followed trends rather than solely churning out traditional patterns. One of their most popular patterns is Sandringham. They went out of business in 1982.
Trophy height: 192mm
Diameter - top: 175mm
Plinth height: 60mm
Diameter - base: 145mm
Inscription Engraved On front: BARKING MUSICAL FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY RE. CANON H.C. ROBINS M.A. FOR SINGING GAMES
Hallmark Stamped on back: J.W.T / [anchor] / [lion] / [H]
Entry Number 1643/12 (2006-02-14)