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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 214

    A SILVER TROPHY CUP AND COVER: WON BY PROMISED LAND

    MARK OF MARQUAND & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1835, RETAILED BY FORBES & SON

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    A SILVER TROPHY CUP AND COVER: WON BY PROMISED LAND
    MARK OF MARQUAND & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1835, RETAILED BY FORBES & SON
    Campana form, on a circular foot with stamped honeysuckle border and acanthus leaves, the lower body chased with acanthus, and applied eagle-form handles, one side with chased racing scene, the other side with inscription, the domed cover with horse and jockey finial, marked under base
    15 in. (38 cm.) high; 94 oz. (2936 gr.)
    The inscription: Greater New York Racing Association, The Roamer, Jamaica, 1957, Won by Ethel D. Jacobs' Promised Land


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