This dealer also had a set of 4 stunning original Gouaches by Prince Fritz von WINDISCH-GRAETZ (German, 20th Century). My Mother has a beautiful pair of them in her living room, that she inherited from her Father.
I grew up admiring English sporting art and military equestrian prints and paintings. My Grandfather had a brilliant eye for art and brain for negotiating. The title is: "Alexander The Great Drum Horse of the Life Guards," and is signed and dated 1966. Drum horses are Clydesdale mixes, as they must be able to carry considerable regalia. It measures approximately 2.5' by 1.75' The frames are wood carved with reverse painted glass matting. The frames are typical for this artist and certainly came out of his studio.
Here is a detail of my second Gouache. I do love the uniforms and beautiful harnesses.
Mary Saenz, has a nimble memory. It is a Queen Anne cup, and based on the engraver, materials, and the fact that it does not have a lid, she agreed that the trophy could have been circa 1983 for Bates Motel. The stories lined up. I am such a super Nancy Drew sleuth. What is more strange, is that I was actually at that race. I am sure I didn't win a dime. So, things do have a perfect way of finding their way into your home. Thank You for the Christmas money Mom!! I had a ball agonizing and spending.