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The Morgan Cup Sterling Silver Repousse Wine Cooler Awarded to the Schooner Sachem

Auction:
2880B
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

The Morgan Cup Sterling Silver Repousse Wine Cooler Awarded to the Schooner Sachem, Thomas Wimbush, London, England, c. 1829-30, urn-form, with repousse grape and leaf rim, rose and thistle body on a footed base with acorns and oak leaves, the front engraved "MORGAN CUP/Won by/SCHOONER SACHEM/Vineyard Haven to Marblehead/Aug. 8th 1887/Presented by/J. Pierpont Morgan," ht. 13 1/4, dia. 16 in., wt. about 184 troy oz.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

minor cracks to underside of bowl portion rim.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, United Kingdom, J. P. Morgan, Marblehead, Massachusetts, Schooner, Sterling silver, Thistle

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