2 - 3 December 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A SILVER CHILD'S BOWL AND STAND,
marked Howard & Co., New York, circa 1900,
circular with applied border, with gilt interior, the rim and bowl engraved Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, January 3rd 1900, marked underside.
The stand 8¼in. (21.2cm.) diameter; 24oz.
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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (1899-1992), grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt and William C. Whitney, was decended from two of America's great families. Mr. Whitney himself was a pioneer of commerical aviation, co-founding Pan American Airways.
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