Lot 7: George S. Patton Trophy
9th August 2017
Sterling silver trophy cup won by George S. Patton and his horse Hukupu at the 1934 Tuxedo Horse Show in Tuxedo Park, NY, measuring 6? tall and 3.5? in diameter, engraved on the front: "Tuxedo Horse Show, 1934, Officers Mount, Won by Hukupu." Bottom is hallmarked "Cartier," "Sterling," and "8158." In fine condition, with light scattered tarnishing. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from his grandson Robert H. Patton. George S. Patton also rode Hukupu at the Fifteenth Annual West Point Horse Show in 1933, and at the 1934 Riding and Hunt Club hunter trials. Patton, his wife, and his children were all expert equestrians.
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