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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    A SILVER TROPHY TUREEN: THE BUTLER, WON BY STYMIE

    MARK OF FREDERICK MARQUAND, SAVANNAH OR NEW YORK, CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    A SILVER TROPHY TUREEN: THE BUTLER, WON BY STYMIE
    MARK OF FREDERICK MARQUAND, SAVANNAH OR NEW YORK, CIRCA 1825
    The tureen oval with floral rim, on four hoof and ball feet with acanthus leaf joins, two leaf-capped side handles with mask joins, body engraved on side with coat-of-arms, base engraved with inscription The Butler, 1945, Won by Stymie, marked FM twice on base; together with a silver shaped oval tray, Reed & Barton, 20th century, with inscription engraved on center The Massachusetts Handicap, July 30, 1947, Won by Stymie, apparently unmarked
    The tureen 15 in. (38 cm. ) long over handles; 147 oz. (2)


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