3034
3034
A Swiss Parcel-Gilt Silver Presentation Cup With New Jersey History, Atelier Bossard, Lucerne, dated 1898
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 625 USD
JUMP TO LOT
3034
A Swiss Parcel-Gilt Silver Presentation Cup With New Jersey History, Atelier Bossard, Lucerne, dated 1898
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Swiss Parcel-Gilt Silver Presentation Cup With New Jersey History, Atelier Bossard, Lucerne, dated 1898
of trumpet form in circa 1600 styelethe partly lobed domed base rising to knopped baluster stem chased with strapwork and cast with shells and lion heads, the lower body of the cup with lobes on a matted ground, engraved below upper rim with conforming strapwork, the rim engraved "First Prize Open Ameteur [sic] one mile bicycle race, Morristown, N.J., June '98",  one side engraved "Won by Clarence Martin"
marked on base
height 9 1/4 in.
23.5cm
8oz 16dwt
274g
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Catalogue Note

The firm of Bossard was founded by Johann Balthasar Bossard, 1809-1869 in Lucerne and continued by his son Johann Karl Bossard 1846-1914 and grandson Karl Thomas Bossard 1876-1939. It specialized in historicist silver , winning a gold medal at the 1889 Paris Exposition and Bossard was on the jury of the 1900 Exposition

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York