10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Three Sterling Silver Yachting Trophies

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


Three Sterling Silver Yachting Trophies, New York, late 19th century, a Tiffany & Co. cylindrical cup engraved to the center with "Truant/Aug. 30th 1883" with two crossed burgees, one for Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, the other unidentified, with foliate scroll band across the foot, ht. 4 1/4, and two Whiting dishes, each rectangular, with fluted sides and border of scrolling foliage and flowerheads, the underside with engraved inscription, "SCYC/ Autumn Handicap/ Sept. 17, 1892/ Presented by/ A.P. Montant/ Won by," lg. 7 1/4 in., approx. 14.1 total troy oz.
Estimate $300-500

All with age-typical usage wear. Cup with scattered specks of black silver rot.

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Tiffany & Co., Corinthian Yacht Club, Autumn Handicap