10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2754B Boston
October 11, 2014 10:00AMCalender
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Five Pewter Yachting Trophies

$400$325
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2754B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 11, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Five Pewter Yachting Trophies, c. 1900, each with an enameled burgee, engraved inscription, and glass inset foot, three mugs: one John Frick with a flared foot, engraved "Match Race.Aug. 26 1903/Constance VS Apukwa II/won by/E.T. Tefft/Presented by A.L. Stearns", ht. 4 5/8, the other two of typical form, unmarked, one engraved "Cruise of Combined Squadron/1895/Run from/Larchmont to Black Rock, Saturday July 13th/First Prize-Class C/won by/Loyal", ht. 4 1/2, the other engraved "Cruise of Combined Squadron/1896/Run from/New London to Shelter Island/rounding/Cornfield Light-Ship/Wednesday July 17th/First Prize-Class C/won by/Loyal", ht. 4 1/2; and two Reed & Barton tankards: one tall, engraved "Shinnebock Bay Yacht Club/First Prize/Fourth Class/won by/Defender/Aug. 7 1897", ht. 8 3/4, the other barrel-form engraved "Fifty-fourth/Annual Cruise/1900/Morris Gove to New London/2nd/won by/Katrina", ht. 6 3/8 in.
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

Combined Squadron, New London, John Frick, Shelter Island, Shelter Island/rounding/Cornfield Light-Ship/Wednesday July, Shinnebock Bay Yacht Club, Morris Gove