London County Council Challenge Cup

Object number

LDVAL 2012.18.1

Date

1961

Description

A silver cup awarded by the London County Council for the best front garden on the Becontree Estate (South-Eastern Section) 1961. On wooden mount.

Physical description

Small silver trophy with angled handles and a tapered stem. Sits atop a black painted wooden base, with two steps. Inscribed on front, date and makers mark stamped on rear.

Condition

Good

Type

Trophy

Size

Trophy height: 83mm
width: 70mm
Diameter: 39mm
Diameter: 35mm
Base height: 34mm
Diameter: 31mm
Diameter: 55mm
Whole height: 110mm

Material

Trophy: Silver
Base: Wood

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved Front: LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL / CHALLENGE CUP / AWARDED FOR THE BEST FRONT GARDEN / ON THE BECONTREE ESTATE / (SOUTH-EASTERN SECTION) 1961
Stamped Reverse, Left Edge: EB, Lion, Leopard, Lower Case 'f'

Alternative reference

Entry Number E1800 (2012-06-23)

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Gallery

Metadata
Date1961
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrophy
Material
Silver
Wood
Collection typeSocial history