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Bigelow, Kennard & Co. Sterling Silver Eastern Yacht Club Trophy Bowl

Auction:
2754B
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$277$225

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

Description:

Bigelow, Kennard & Co. Sterling Silver Eastern Yacht Club Trophy Bowl, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1885, the small hammered bowl with a tapered rim encircled by cast ropes entwining at either side to form loop handles, engraved "2nd Prize/E.Y.C. Regatta/Gitana/June 30th 1885", ht. 3 in., approx. 8.3 troy oz.

N.B. The schooner Gitana was originally owned by W.F. Weld, built at Chelsea in 1882, and designed D.J. Lawler. This particular race was the first race in which the schooner America was raced after it was extensively rebuilt in 1885.
Estimate $150-250

Scattered minor dents including one to the rim. Minor abrasions to rim. Back possible lacking an element.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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