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Whiting Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Bowl

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


Whiting Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Bowl, New York, c. 1903, the circular floriform bowl cast with pansies to border, with club insignia and acid-etched inscription "Larchmont Yacht Club/1903/L.Y.C./One-Design Class/Race Week Series Races/Annual Regatta, July 6th July 8th 1st Prize, July 9th 2nd Prize, July 10 1st Prize, September 19th 2nd Prize/ Won by/Dorothy," lg. 12 3/4 in., approx. 24.8 troy oz.

N.B. The Dorothy was a twenty-two footer built by Herreshoff for owners Hollis Burgess and Frederick L. Gay of Boston.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered small dents, surface abrasions, and specks of black silver rot.

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Larchmont Yacht Club, Frederick L. Gay, Hollis Burgess