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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 142

    A SILVER WAGON RACING TROPHY

    MARK OF JACOBI & JENKINS, BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1894, RETAILED BY C.A. ROUSH

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    A SILVER WAGON RACING TROPHY
    MARK OF JACOBI & JENKINS, BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1894, RETAILED BY C.A. ROUSH
    On circular pedestal base applied with two horse-driven coaches with drivers, the bowl chased with flowers and foliage, floral bouquets and acanthus leaf rim, one side with four applied male busts, the other side with plaque engraved with inscription, marked on base
    9¾ in. high, 12 3/8 in. diameter; 127 oz.
    Bowl inscription: Champion Cup Inter City Wagon Races, New York June 13" Philadelphia June 20" Baltimore June 27" 1894, 2:20 Class to Road Wagon, Won by Capt. Lyons, Driven by Owner Fred Gerken, Time 2:21, Worlds Record in a Race to Road Wagon


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