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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Three Sterling Silver Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club Trophies

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


Three Sterling Silver Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club Trophies, two Dominick & Haff with beaded rims: a circular tray with engraved inscription "Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club/Special Race/Sept. 28th, 1895/First Prize 15 foot Class/Trilby/Capt. George G. Tyson," dia. 8; and a circular bowl with engraved inscription "Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club/26th Annual Race/June 27th 1896/Leland Challenge Cup Trophy/Won by/Hera/Capt. R. N. Ellis," dia. 8 3/4; and a Black, Starr & Frost circular dish with pierced border interrupted by urns and engraved "SCYC/Fall Regatta/ 1923/Victory Class/Third Prize/Won by/Vindictive," dia. 6 in.; approx. 21.8 total troy oz.

N.B. The Hera was a 30-foot sloop designed by Herreshoff and owned by Ralph N. Ellis.
Estimate $300-500

All with age-typical usage wear and surface abrasions. D & H bowl: Scattered dents and abrasions, out of round. BS&F bowl: Numerous specks of black silver rot.

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Corinthian Yacht Club, George G. Tyson, R. N. Ellis, R. N., Ralph N. Ellis