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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 187

    A SILVER TROPHY MARTINI SHAKER: THE FRIZETTE, WON BY PRICELESS GEM

    MARK OF CURRIER & ROBY, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1965

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    A SILVER TROPHY MARTINI SHAKER: THE FRIZETTE, WON BY PRICELESS GEM
    MARK OF CURRIER & ROBY, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1965
    The martini shaker of typical form, with removable cover and spout with chain, body engraved with inscription; together with a silver tray, Redlich & Co., circa 1965, shaped rectangular, octagonal border, center engraved with inscription; silver cigarette box, circa 1944, rectangular, with hinged cover, wood compartments inside, cover engraved with inscription; silver water pitcher, Currier & Roby, NY, bulging cylindrical form, spout and curved handle, body engraved with inscription; each marked on base
    The shaker 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; 52 oz. 10 dwt. gross weight
    Inscriptions:
    Martini shaker: The Frizette, Aqueduct, 1965, Won by Priceless Gem
    Tray: The Futurity, Aqueduct, 1965, Won by Priceless Gem
    Cigarette box: The Panther Skin, 1944, Won by Sea Fight
    Water pitcher: The Stuyvesant, Aqueduct, 1966, Won by Understanding (4)


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    Priceless Gem's sire was Hail to Reason (see lots 185, 186, 188) and her dam was Searching (see lots 206, 207, 208).