10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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October 11, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Two Sterling Silver-mounted Huguenot Yacht Club Trophies

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

Description:

Two Sterling Silver-mounted Huguenot Yacht Club Trophies, America, late 19th century, a Howard Silver Co. cut glass biscuit jar with silver cover with rocaille scrolls centering an engraved inscription: "Huguenot Yacht Club/Annual Race/1897/won by/Eurybia", ht. 6 1/4; and pair of clothes brushes, each oval and with engraved inscription, "Huguenot Y.C./ Spring '96/ Celia," maker's mark rubbed, lg. 4 3/4 in.

N.B. Eurybia was a 36-foot sloop built by N. D. Lawton in 1888. Her original owner was Charles Pryer, Commodore of the New Rochelle Yacht Club and member of the New York, Atlantic, and Larchmont Yacht Clubs. Celia was a 21-footer owned by Clement A. Gould.
Estimate $400-600

Biscuit jar with repaired dent to cover, 3/4 in. check to inside of rim, and scattered minor checks.


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Keywords

Huguenot Yacht Club, Silver Co., Commodore, New Rochelle Yacht Club, Charles Pryer, Clement A. Gould