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NEW YORK YACHT CLUB: A RARE SILVER SMOKING AND DECANTER STAND
NEW YORK YACHT CLUB: A RARE SILVER SMOKING AND DECANTER STAND

MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1857

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NEW YORK YACHT CLUB: A RARE SILVER SMOKING AND DECANTER STAND Mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, circa 1857 The frame on three dolphin feet, with opening for twenty-four cigars, the three cut-glass baluster-form claret jugs enclosed by rope-twist sides with figures of sailors and anchors between, surmounted by an urn-form lighter engraved on one side with presentation inscription, with three leaf-clad dragons rising to a ring handle formed as mermaids, marked under base 19in. high; 85oz. weighable silver

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The presentation inscription reads: "New York Yacht Club 2nd Class Annual Regatta June 4, 1857 Sloop Rowena"


This silver presentation piece commemorates the victory of the sloop Rowena at the New York Yacht Club's Annual Regatta, held on June 4, 1857. The Rowena, owned by Morris W. Bacon, was stationed in New London, Connecticut and had a crew of 12. It won the second division, for boats over 800 feet and under 1300 feet.

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