04-11-2009 04-11-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2452 Boston
April 11, 2009 10:00 AMCalender
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J.E. Caldwell Sterling Sailing Trophy Goblet

$593$500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2452 Location: Boston Date / Time: April 11, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

J.E. Caldwell Sterling Sailing Trophy Goblet, c. 1876, egg-shaped bowl engraved with sailing scene and water plants, with cartouche engraved "Commodore's Challenge Cup" for the Riverton Yacht Club, with trumpet foot engraved with cattails, the base of cup wrapped in wire rope, ending in an anchor applied to the stem, ht. 6 1/4 in., approx. 6 troy oz.
Estimate $200-400

unobstrusive denting to top of body. engraved:
commodores challenge cup
won by yacht "Ethel" champion for 1876
" " " "Bruce" " " 1877
" " " "Ethel" " " 1878
Riverton Yacht Club

Keywords

Riverton Yacht Club, Sterling Sailing Trophy Goblet, J.E. Caldwell Sterling Sailing Trophy, Commodore