19 May 2005
A SILVER YACHTING TROPHY
MARK OF TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, 1877
Formed as a barrel, tapering cylindrical, the body realistically modelled with staves and hoops, the handle formed as rope, the body engraved with a presentation inscription, marked under base
16 in. high; 97 oz.
The body engraved: Won By Yacht Estelle, Corinthian Race Seawanhaka Yacht Club, June 16th 1977
James Dickinson Smith (1829-1909)
thence by descent to the present owner
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CAPTION: attr. to Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen, A Breezy Day Outside, Estelle Leading Resolute to Sandy Hook Lightship, Christie's images. For more information, please see lot 40.
This piece was engraved in 1877.
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