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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 132

    A decorated sea chest honoring the America's Cup yacht Enterprise

    20TH CENTURY

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    A decorated sea chest honoring the America's Cup yacht Enterprise
    20th Century
    an old sea chest with later decorations, painted black, with a portrait of Enterprise within an oval painted rope work frame, the New York Yacht Club burgee, the Vanderbilt house flag, and inscribed on the top "The Yacht Enterprise/Captain Harold S. Vanderbilt/N.Y.Y.C.", and with rope work beckets on either side, and a steel lock escutcheon.
    38 x 16¼ x 17½ in. (96.5 x 41.3 x 44.5 cm.)


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