10-11-2014 10-11-2014
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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Five Corinthian Yacht Club Trophies

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


Five Corinthian Yacht Club Trophies, three mentioning H.C. Leeds: two pewter mugs, each with an enameled copper plaque and inset glass base, one engraved "H.C. Leeds/Yacht/Stranger/June 13th 1887", ht. 4 1/2, the other "C.Y.C./An. Reg. '91/Gloriana/H.C. Leeds", ht. 4 1/2, and a Whiting sterling silver shoehorn with inscription "Annual Race/1891/H.C. Leeds", lg. 6 1/2; the fourth a pewter tankard with an enameled burgee and glass base, engraved "Corinthian Yacht Club/Race for 1/2 Raters/Sept. 5th '98/Won by/Mae", ht. 9 1/4, and a Wilson & Davies silver-plate mug with a ropetwist handle, engraved Corinthian Yacht Club/ 9th June 1874/won by/John Bartlert/Yacht/Surge," ht. 4 3/4 in.

N.B. Herbert C. Leeds was an amateur baseball player at Harvard and also a well-respected golf course architect, who designed the original courses at the Myopia Hunt Club in South Hamilton, Bass Rocks Club in Gloucester, and Kebo Valley Club in Bar Harbor.
Estimate $200-300

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B. Herbert C. Leeds, Corinthian Yacht Club, Wilson, John Bartlert, amateur baseball player, well-respected golf course architect, Bar Harbor, Bass Rocks Club, Gloucester, and Kebo Valley Club, Myopia Hunt Club