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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Whiting Sterling Silver and Glass Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Standish

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


Whiting Sterling Silver and Glass Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Standish, New York, c. 1896, the inkwell with hinged silver cover with club insignia, the square colorless glass body with spiral design, set on a tray with pen reservoir, scrolled edge, four ball feet, and with engraved inscription "Larchmont Yacht Club/ Special Race/ July 23rd 1896/ Class 5 First Prize/ Won by/ AWA," tray lg. 9 7/8 in., approx. 12.7 troy oz. weighable silver.
Estimate $400-600

Inkwell cover is unattached (needs to be re-soldered) and with two dents. 3/4 in. chip to corner of glass inkwell. Abrasions to underside of inkwell. Usage wear to standish.

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Larchmont Yacht Club