Up for sale is this extremely rare double reverse-glass miniature painting of the Ascot Gold Cup of 1831 in a custom frame. The overall dimensions of the frame are 7-1/4" wide x 5-1/4" tall x 7/8 thick. As can be seen by the high-resolution images, the artwork was removed from the frame, cleaned and reassembled with a new dust jacket on the original frame. The images also show the back of the frame before the new dust jacket was installed. There is a small amount of paint loss on the glass and the picture frame has several chips and scrapes - especially the corners.The Ascot "Gold" Cup is a Group 1 flat horse race open to horses aged four years or older. It is run annually at the Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, England.
Established in 1807, the Ascot Gold Cup is Britain's most prestigious horse racing event for "stayers", which are horses which specialize in racing over long distances. The race is held over a distance of 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 210 yards (4,014 meters). This back-painted glass image is from the 1831 Ascot Gold Cup which was won by the racehorse "Cetus", ridden by Jem Robinson. The item "Rare double reverse-glass miniature painting of the Ascot Gold Cup of 1831" is in sale since Friday, April 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".The seller is "waynaybay_123" and is located in Pacifica, California. This item can be shipped to United States.