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October 11, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Whiting Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Compote

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


Whiting Sterling Silver Larchmont Yacht Club Trophy Compote, New York, c. 1904, circular with conforming foot, the rim and footrim with cast floral design, with club insignia and acid-etched inscription, "Larchmont Yacht Club/ 1904/ Indian Harbor Knockabout Class/ 1st Prize July 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, 23rd, and Aug. 27th/ Won by Wawa," ht. 4 3/4 in., approx. 17.0 troy oz.

N.B. This Wawa appears to be different from the boat of the same name that was one of the Newport 30s designed by Herreshoff and built in 1895.
Estimate $600-800

Repaired dent to bowl. Age-typical wear.

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Larchmont Yacht Club