Guaranteed Authentic, A true piece of American / Chicago history up for grabs. Early turn of the century Arts & Crafts era solid sterling silver presentation award trophy. Circa 1913, Chicago. Likely designed and crafted by silversmith George Grant Elmslie (February 20, 1869 – April 23, 1952). Scottish-born American Prairie School architect whose work is mostly found in the Midwestern United States. Mr. Elmslie architect & silversmith was an early understudy of Frank Lloyd Wright. This important Chicago horse show prize pitcher features hand hammered body and handle with impressed decoration around the rim. Reads: "South Shore Country Club - Horse Show 1913". The quality and craftsmanship of this work is truly exceptional. Won by Colonel Martin H Foss. Marked on bottom: Jarvie Sterling 2005. Period hand engraving on bottom reads as followed ; "For Best Team of Two Horses Ridden by Ladies Won by Martin H Foss". Measures 10 1/4" x 8" x 4 1/2". Weighs 917 grams. Good to Fair overall antique condition, Estate fresh to the market. Pitcher retaining original untouched darkened silver patina. Museum Quality & Investment Worthy. In house, Hill Auction Gallery continental USA domestic shipping $85 plus insurance. H.A.G., will refer local third party shippers for international buyers upon request. Local pickup welcome.