10-11-2014 10-11-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
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October 11, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Two Sterling Silver-mounted Indian Harbor Yacht Club Trophies

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


Two Sterling Silver-mounted Indian Harbor Yacht Club Trophies, Black, Starr & Frost rectangular silver-mounted colorless glass box, the hinged cover with engraved inscription "Indian Harbor Yacht Club/ Fall Regatta/ Sept. 9, 1911/ First Prize/ Won by/ Sue," ht. 3 1/4, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 3 5/8; and a Watson trophy cup with waisted body, two handles, gold-washed interior, and engraved inscription "IHYC/ Annual Regatta/ July 31, 1915/ NYYC 50 Footers/ Second Prize/ Won by/ Spartan," ht. 5 1/4 in.; approx. 16.4 total troy oz.

N.B. Spartan is a member of the New York Yacht Club 50 footer class designed by Herreshoff in 1912. She is believed to be the only surviving example of her class. J.M. MacDonough owned Spartan during the 1915 season.
Estimate $300-500

Each with age-typical wear and surface abrasions. Box: Cover does not completely close and is slightly bent at corners. Trophy: Dent to one handle.

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Indian Harbor Yacht Club, New York Yacht Club