An Italian bronze equestrian trophy for The Rome Grand Prix, 1963, awarded to the jockey Harvey Smith, in the form of a model of The Capitoline Wolf (the legend of the founding of Rome) depicting Romulus & Remus suckling from the she-wolf, upon a marble plinth base mounted with a silvered panel inscribed;
'SPQR XXXI CONCORSO PIPPICO INTERNATIONAZIONALE ROMA MAGGIO 1963'
The Concorso Pippico Internazionale is a prestigious international horse show and competition held annually since 1922 in the Piazza di Siena, Rome. It brings together the best equestrian riders in the world competing for a number of trophies, the most prestigious being The Rome Grand Prix. The winner of the 1963 Rome Grand Prix was the British jockey Harvey Smith on his horse O'Malley.
22cm high, the marble base 27cm wide x 12cm deep.
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