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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Two Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver New York Yacht Club Trophies Won by Windward

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


Two Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver New York Yacht Club Trophies Won by Windward, New York, c. 1913, a gravy boat with scrolled handle joined to the body by a single bead, engraved, "New York Yacht Club/First Prizes/won by/Windward/July 5 and August 13 1913", lg. 7 1/2; and silver-mounted frosted colorless glass flask engraved, "New York Yacht Club/The Cruise/Second Prize/Won by/Windward/August 8th 1912," ht. 8; approx. 13.7 total troy oz. weighable silver; together with a small Gorham silver-plated dish engraved with the crossed burgees of the NYYC and an unidentified club, and engraved "ALIDA," lg. 3 1/8 in.

N.B. The P-class sloop Windward was owned by R.A. Monks of New York.
Estimate $800-1,200

Gravy boat in good overall condition with only very minor usage wear. Flask with scattered pin prick-size dents to silver. Gorham dish with wear to silver plating on reverse and scattered dents.

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