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

Two Bronze Yachting Medals

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


Two Bronze Yachting Medals, one Theodore B. Starr, the obverse with central image of racing sailboats surrounded by cast inscription, "Intendemus Ventis Vela Secundis Atlantic Yacht Club," with outer engraved inscription, "Race July 7-1902 Class L Second Prize Won by Heron," the reverse blank, dia. 2 1/2; the other a British American Cup Crew Medal, the obverse with two classicaly dressed female figures gazing at sailboats on the horizon, the reverse with cast inscription, "Donated by Ralph Ellis/ Commodore/ Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club," surrounded by two stylized dolphins, dia. 3 in.
Estimate $300-500

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Intendemus Ventis Vela Secundis Atlantic Yacht Club, Theodore B. Starr, Corinthian Yacht Club, Ralph Ellis