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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 141

    A GROUP OF THREE SILVER-GILT HORSE TROPHIES

    TWO MARK OF GRAFF, WASHBOURNE & DUNN, THE THIRD MARK OF CRICHTON & CO., NEW YORK, 20TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF THREE SILVER-GILT HORSE TROPHIES
    TWO MARK OF GRAFF, WASHBOURNE & DUNN, THE THIRD MARK OF CRICHTON & CO., NEW YORK, 20TH CENTURY
    Two of urn form, on circular pedestal base, stem with acanthus leaf decoration, removable fluted cover with berry and leaf border and horse finial, body with two side handles and acanthus leaf joins, two masks, and engraved inscription; the third trophy, of urn form on wooden base, on circular gadrooned pedestal base with wood plinth, removable cover with horse finial, body partly gadrooned with two side handles, with frieze of grapevines and masks, and engraved with inscription, marked under base
    The first two 7½ in. high; 58 oz. weighable silver
    Inscriptions on the first two: Piedmont Gold Cup, Llangollen, 1934, Won by Gigolo, W.B. Streett Up, Owner-Mrs. Vadim Markaroff; Piedmont Gold Cup, Llangollen; The third: The Llangollen National Steeplechase, 19, Presented by Mrs. Payne Whitney, Won by (3)


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