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

Six Metal Tankard-form Yachting Trophies

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


Six Metal Tankard-form Yachting Trophies, all with colorless glass feet, three pewter: one English, with two handles and inscribed "R.E.Y.C./ Regatta May, 1866/ Schooner Yacht/ Violet" and with the Royal Engineer Yacht Club burgee, ht. 6 1/8, another inscribed "HH The Maharaja of Cochin Cup/ 2-3-40/ 2nd/ Osprey/ Sailed by/ R.P.G. Brodie" and with an unidentified burgee, ht. 5, the third inscribed "The San Francisco/ Yacht Club Race/ From/ Vallejo to Sausalito/ August 23, 1903/ Third Prize/ Won by/ Sloop Thetts," ht. 3 1/2, two pewter-mounted copper: one inscribed "Corinthian Crew Prize/ Virginia vs. Mineola/ July 24, 1905/ Won by/ Mineola," the other "Seawanhaka Corinthian/ Yacht Club/ Corinthian Crew Prize/ 1904/ Won by Wawa," each ht. 5, the sixth gilded silver plate and inscribed "Rangoon Sailing Club/ Barsat Club 1938/ Won by/ Titania," and engraved with club burgee, ht. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Royal Engineer Yacht Club, Seawanhaka Corinthian/ Yacht Club, Rangoon Sailing Club/ Barsat Club