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

Two Gorham Sterling Silver Trophy Cups for Wisconsin Yacht Clubs

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


Two Gorham Sterling Silver Trophy Cups for Wisconsin Yacht Clubs, Providence, Rhode Island, one with three handles, gold-washed interior, and engraved inscription "OLC/ Regatta 1907/ Special Prize/ One Design Yachts/ Won by/ Gardiner D. Green," ht. 4; the other mounted with two antler handles and bearing engraved inscription "Lake Geneva Yacht Club/ Season's Prize/ for/ 18 Foot Cat Boats/ 1896/ Won by/ Yacht Tiya/ Frances S. Norton/ Owner," ht. 5 in.; approx. 22.5 total troy oz.

N.B. OLC probably stands for the Oconomowoc Lake Club in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Lake Geneva Yacht Club was founded in Geneva, Wisconsin, in 1874.
Estimate $600-800

Three Handles: Unobtrusive dents to handles. Light loss to gold-wash. Light, age-typical wear. Antler: One handle with replaced pins. Bowl with series of parallel abrasions to interior. Age-typical wear.

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Lake Geneva Yacht Club, Gardiner D. Green, Rhode Island, Frances S. Norton, Wisconsin, Oconomowoc Lake Club, Oconomowoc