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Cased Ship Model of 1851 America's Cup Yacht America

Auction:
2431
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Cased Ship Model of 1851 America's Cup Yacht America, Boston, late 20th century, vessel identified on pennant and plaque, mounted in an inlaid mahogany glazed case on a mahogany stand, overall ht. 64, wd. 43, dp. 16 in.

Note: The America was designed by George Steers of Hoboken, New Jersey, owned by the New York Yacht Club Syndicate, and was built by William H. Brown.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Excellent condition.

Keywords

Hoboken, George Steers, William H. Brown, America's Cup, Hoboken, New Jersey, Mahogany, New York metropolitan area, Sailing, Watercraft

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