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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Two Sterling Silver New York Yacht Club Trophies Won by the Rowdy

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


Two Sterling Silver New York Yacht Club Trophies Won by the Rowdy, a large chalice, London, 1910, Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd., maker, Tiffany & Co. New York, retailer, with gold-washed interior, beaded knop to stem, and beaded foot, engraved with inscription "New York Yacht Club/ Annual Regatta/ First Prize/ Won by/ Rowdy/ June 26, 1913," ht. 11 1/8 in.; and a Towle oblong dish with lobed and reeded border, with engraved inscription, "New York Yacht Club/ Annual Regatta/ Second Prize/ Won by/ Rowdy/ 5th September 1912," lg. 9 7/8 in.; approx. 23.8 total troy oz.

N.B. Rowdy (ex-Neola II, No. 12) was a New York Yacht Club thirty footer sloop designed by Herreshoff in 1905 and originally owned G. M. Pynchon. Subsequent owner Holland Duell renamed her Rowdy.
Estimate $600-800

Chalice: Pitting to bowl interior, scattered surface abrasions and pin prick-size dents, bowl slightly out of round, wear to beading on knop. Dish: Age-typical usage wear and surface abrasions.

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New York Yacht Club, London, Edward Barnard & Sons Ltd., Tiffany & Co. New York