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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy

$4,305$3,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy, New York, c. 1886, the cup with a gold-washed interior and engraved "Won By Clara/Larchmont Yacht Club/Pennant regattas./June 5th and October 2nd/1886," with two looped handles joined to a flared circular foot by bifurcated, imitation bamboo arms, ht. 13 in., approx. 36.6 troy oz.

N.B. N.B. The Clara was a fifty-three foot cutter designed by William Fife Jr., captained by Charlie Barr, and owned by Dr. John C. Barron.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Several handles with visible seams. Age-typical wear.


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Keywords

Tiffany & Co., Won By Clara/Larchmont Yacht Club, John C. Barron, William Fife Jr., Charlie Barr