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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 217

    A PAIR OF SILVER-GILT HOT WATER URN TROPHIES**

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SILVER-GILT HOT WATER URN TROPHIES**
    20TH CENTURY
    Each of urn form on pedestal foot, each with two side handles formed as entwined serpents, body with acanthus leaf calyx and drapery swags, cover with conforming decoration and finial, each with ribbed spout with acanthus leaf shaped ivory and wood finial, marked Sterling Silver on base
    13 in. (33 cm.) high; 102 oz. 10 dwt. (3193 gr.) gross weight (2)


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is accompanied by their respective wooden plinths, each applied with silver plaque engraved with inscriptions The Jersey Stakes, $30,000 Added, 3-Year-Olds One Mile and a Quarter, Won by Bieber's King Jolie, B C 3 Platter Jaconda, Garden State Park, May 31, 1952; The Jersey Stakes, $50,000 Added, Three-Year-Olds 1¼ Miles, Won By Isidore Bieber's Palestinian, Ch.C. By Sun Again-Dolly Whisk, Garden State Park, May 28, 1949