10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Larchmont Yacht Club Sterling Silver Trophy Cup

$123$100
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Larchmont Yacht Club Sterling Silver Trophy Cup, New York, c. 1893, one with flutter rim, tapered body, and engraved inscription, "Larchmont/ Yacht Club/ Spring Regatta/ June 10th 1893/ Won by/ Eurybia," ht. 5 1/2 in., approx. 7.6 troy oz.

N. B. Eurybia was a thirty-six foot sloop built by N. D. Lawton in 1888. Her original owner was Charles Pryer, Commodore of the New Rochelle Yacht Club and member of the New York, Atlantic, and Larchmont Yacht Clubs. The June 11, 1893 edition of The New York Times states: "Commodore Cott gave a cup for a special race between Wasp, Eurybia, and Bonnie Doon" during the Larchmont Yacht Club's Spring Regatta.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Larchmont Yacht Club, Commodore, New Rochelle Yacht Club, Charles Pryer, The New York Times, Bonnie Doon, Cott