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Mayflower Descendant Commemorative 14kt Gold Medal in Original Case

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Mayflower Descendant Commemorative 14kt Gold Medal in Original Case, retailed by "J.E. Caldwell & Co. Philadelphia," c. 1897, the medal depicting an image of the ship, surrounded by a garland of flowers, with a banner on the bottom inscribed '1620 Plymouth 1897,' the reverse engraved 'Arthur Robert Turner 3194," surrounded by the inscription "General Society of Mayflower Descendants" within a horseshoe-shaped garland with a bowknot at the bottom, with original pink and white striped ribbon, medal dia. 1 1/8 in., in original embossed leather button case with an image of the Mayflower at sea centered on the lid below the date "1620," 'Mayflower' embossed along the bottom.
Estimate $500-700


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Philadelphia, Plymouth, J.E. Caldwell & Co., General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Arthur Robert Turner, Button, USS Mayflower, Watercraft

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