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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 192

    A GROUP OF SILVER TROPHIES

    VARIOUS MAKERS, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF SILVER TROPHIES
    VARIOUS MAKERS, 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: a Sheffield-plate two-handled tray, oval, on four acanthus feet, the field with scrolling floral border and coat-of-arms with foliate mantling, reverse with applied inscription The Saratoga Handicap, 1956, won by Paper Tiger, apparently unmarked; a group of silver circular plates in varied shape and sizes, each marked on reverse: the first Fred Hirsch Co. engraved The Governor's Handicap, 1941, Won by Air Brigade; the second Gorham, shaped circular, engraved Delaware Park, 1941, Won by Livelyhood; the third, Fina, circular with foliage decoration at intervals, engraved The Monmouth County Gold Cup, 1958, Won By Basil Bee; the fourth circular with gadrooned rim, Wallace, engraved The Radnor, 1964, Won by Petticoat; the fifth circular, Cartier, engraved The Jamaica Handicap, 1957, Won by Pertshire; the sixth circular, Schofield, engraved The Battleship Steeplechase Handicap, 1944, Won by Ahmisk; the seventh circular, Schofield, engraved The Preakness Prep, 1961, Won by Dr. Miller; together with a group of four presentation trophy bowls, each marked on reverse, the first circular with gadrooned border, Ensko, engraved The National Stallion Aqueduct, 1965, Won by Hospitality, Dead Heat; the second circular with scalloped rim, Chatillon Co., engraved The Lynnwood, 1942, Won by Hillblond; the third, Reed & Barton, circular with fluted sides, engraved The Michael Todd Purse, 1956, Won by Dan Giddings; the fourth, Watson Company, circular, engraved American National Red Cross Race Belmont Park, Won by Fresh Meadow, 1953; a silver loving cup, Gorham Mfg. Co., 1907, of gourd form with three handles, body engraved with inscription The Tyro Stakes, Monmouth Park, Won by Reason to Hail, June 3, 1966, marked on base
    The tray 32¼ in. long over handles; 251 oz. 10 dwt. weighable silver (12)


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