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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Three Gorham Sterling Silver Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club Trophy Dishes

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


Three Gorham Sterling Silver Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club Trophy Dishes, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1938, all won by Kandahar during the 1938 season, a circular tray with engraved inscription, "SCYC/ S. Class/ Season Championship/ 1938/ Won by/ Kandahar," dia. 11 1/2; rectangular dish with engraved inscription, "SCYC/ 1938/ Stratford Shoal Night Race/ S Class/ Second/ Kandahar," lg. 4; and ovoid dish with molded border and engraved inscription, "SCYC/ 1938/ 3rd Prize/ July Series/ Won by/ Kandahar," lg. 3 3/4 in.; approx. 22.9 total troy oz.

N.B. Kandahar (ex-Doodah) was designed by Herreshoff and owned by Paul Geddes Pennoyer during the 1938 season.
Estimate $200-400

All with age-typical wear and abrasions.

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Kandahar, Rhode Island, Paul Geddes Pennoyer