10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Five American Sterling Silver Yachting Trophies

$800$650
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Five American Sterling Silver Yachting Trophies, two Riverside Yacht Club: a Whiting rectangular bowl with fluted sides, flutter rim, and engraved inscription, "Riverside Yacht Club/ Annual Regatta July 8th 1899/ First Prize/ Won by/ Spunk," lg. 8; and an unmarked Rococo-style vase frame with enameled burgee and engraved, "Riverside Yacht Club Annual Regatta July 18, 1903/ Second Prize/ Won by Jolly Tar, ht. 7 1/8; two Bensonhurst Yacht Club: a Newburyport Silver Co. trophy cup with enameled burgees and engraved "Bensonhurst Y.C. to Larchmont Y.C./ First Prize Class X/ July 16, 1911" to one side and "Presented by/ Commodore W. H. Childs I.H.Y.C./ Won by/ Merry Widow" to the other, ht. 5 1/2; and Meriden Britiannia circular dish with acid-etched scene of sailboats racing and inscribed "Perpetual Challenge Trophy/ Under the Auspices of the Bensonhurst Yacht Club," dia. 6; and a Whiting pitcher engraved, "Cedar Point Yacht Club/ Regatta/ Sept. 10th 1890/ Won by/ Vorant," ht. 5 1/2 in.; approx. 30.3 total troy oz.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Riverside Yacht Club, Bensonhurst Yacht Club, Commodore, Merry Widow, W. H. Childs, Newburyport Silver Co., Whiting pitcher, Cedar Point Yacht Club