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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

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. 1901, the rim and foot cast with carnations, the interior with an acid-etched inscription "Larchmont Race Week/Class I 1901/ Record Race July 13th 1st Prize/Record Race July 15th 1st Prize/Record Race July 18th 2nd Prize/Record Race July 20th 2nd Prize/Record Race of July 17 Resailed Sept 4th 1st Prize/Record Race of July 19th Resailed Sept 5th 2nd Prize," and the club insignia, ht. 4 3/4 in., approx. 26.5 troy oz.

N.B. The cutter Hester was designed by William Fife Jr. in 1895 and owned at the time of this race by C.L.F. Robinson.
Estimate $700-900

With minor age-related wear, otherwise in good condition.

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William Fife Jr.