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Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00
  Stock #BS720

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Large Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Boat Race Trophy Loving Cup
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Sale Price: $6,650.00
Listed Price $9,500.00

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Turn-of-the-century Edwardian sterling silver loving cup. Made by Redlich in New York. Tall urn with three high-looping handles and domed foot. Garland applied to urn top and flowers and shells applied to foot. Rims reeded.

On front are crisscrossing enameled flags and captain’s wheel applied over boating scene. Above is phrase “Challenge Cup”. Below: “For / Annual Competition / Among Launches / on / Clark Lake, Michigan”. On back the text includes the phrase: “Presented to / The Clark Lake Yacht Club / by Chauncey F. York / 1907”.

York (1850-1926) was a local eminence who lived with his second wife Jessma Noll in a north shore cottage. Above the text, the couple is portrayed drifting along in a boat, the lady shaded by a parasol. Also listed are two winner’s names from 1908 and 1909.

Fully marked including maker’s and retailer’s (Baily, Banks & Biddle) stamps, and no. 4684. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 18 3/8 x W 13 x D 10 3/8 in. Weight: 97 troy ounces. #BS720