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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 171

    A SILVER PLATE TROPHY TRAY: THE AQUEDUCT, WON BY STYMIE

    MARK OF JAMES DIXON & SONS, SHEFFIELD, 19TH CENTURY

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    A SILVER PLATE TROPHY TRAY: THE AQUEDUCT, WON BY STYMIE
    MARK OF JAMES DIXON & SONS, SHEFFIELD, 19TH CENTURY
    Shaped oval, beaded and strapwork border with two handles of conforming decoration, center with separate fields of scrolling foliage surrounding an engraved inscription, marked on reverse
    33 in. (83.8 cm.) long over handles
    The inscription: The Aqueduct Handicap, Sept. 1, 1947, Won By Stymie


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    Stymie won the Aqueduct Handicap over the mare, Gallorette, with a weight of 132, the most he ever carried to victory.