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Puiforcat Paris Gilt 950 Silver Prix Vermeille 1980 Jug & Tray

Gilt / vermeil 950 silver covered jug & tray by French silversmith Puiforcat for the Prix Vermeille 1950. The jug measures 8 & 1/2 inches in height & the tray measures 11 & 1/2 inches in diameter. The two pieces weigh 57 troy ounces.

The Prix Vermeille is a group 1 flat horse race in France open to thoroughbred fillies and mares aged three years or older. It is run at longchamp over a distance of 2,400 metres (about 1½ miles), and it is scheduled to take place each year in September.