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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 199

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TROPHY TUREEN: THE BROOKLYN HANDICAP, WON BY PALESTINIAN

    MARK OF ELKINGTON & CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1856

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    A VICTORIAN SILVER TROPHY TUREEN: THE BROOKLYN HANDICAP, WON BY PALESTINIAN
    MARK OF ELKINGTON & CO., BIRMINGHAM, 1856
    Oval, on pedestal foot, fitted oval recessed stand with gadrooned border, cover with ribbed handle, body with bright-cut engraving and two oval cartouches enclosing engraved inscriptions, the cover with bright-cutting and two crests enclosed in oval cartouches, marked on stand, body and cover, the finial apparently unmarked
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) long over handles; 95 oz. 10 dwt. (2985 gr.)
    Inscription: The Brooklyn Handicap, 1951, Won by Palestinian, Owner-Isidor Bieber


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    Palestinian finished in 3rd place at the 1949 Kentucky Derby.