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Five Trophies from Rhode Island Yacht Clubs

Auction:
2754B
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$215$175

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

Description:

Five Trophies from Rhode Island Yacht Clubs, three pewter from Bristol Yacht Club: two mugs with inset glass bases, one Reed & Barton engraved "Bristol Yacht Club/Open Regatta/Aug. 14 1920/won by/Bevo/B. Thomas Potter", ht. 4 1/4, the other Manning, Bowman & Co., engraved "Bristol Yacht Club/Aug. 31 1901/Regatta Committee Cup/First Prize/Warwich Neck Dories/won by/P. Bancroft", ht. 4 1/4, the third with three handles, unmarked, engraved "Bristol Yacht Club/Sept. 6, 1902/Third Prize/1st Class/Mistral/Dexter Thurber", ht. 4 1/4; a Roger's silver-plate trophy with a beaded rim and foot engraved "Barrington Yacht Club/1909/1st Prize Sail Boats/Won by Catboat Edna/Capt. Wm. S. Martin", ht. 5 1/4; the fifth a pewter tankard engraved "Rhode Island Yacht Club/Annual/Open Regatta/1897/won by/Cats Paw", ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Bristol Yacht Club, B. Thomas Potter, Manning Bowman & Co., Dexter Thurber, Barrington Yacht Club, Rhode Island

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