Lot 0011 Est R 5000 – 15000 A 20th Century American Commemorative Sterling Silver Burning of the Gaspee Presentation Plate

Winning Bid: R8,250.00

Item condition: Used

SKU: 0011 Category:

Description

Lot 0011 Est R 5000 – 15000 A 20th Century American Commemorative Sterling Silver Burning of the Gaspee Presentation Plate – Maker: Gorham Sterling, Providence, Rhode Island, established 1831 – , Ltd Edition no. 194/2500 issued, from the 1972 edition, the dished body depicting an engraving of the 1772 Burning of The Gaspee in the well, after the original artwork by James Pailthorpe, enclosed by incised & engraved scenes of significant events from the American Revolution, each inscribed respectively: 1773 Boston Tea Party, 1774 Continental Congress, 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill, 1776 Independence Declared, 1777 Washington At Valley Forge, 1778 Battle of Monmouth, further embellished with eagle, star & stripe motifs, verso inscribed: Commemorating The Bicentennial Years, In Tribute To The Struggle For Independence of The United States of America (Mass: 767g) (Diameter: 33.5cm) (With original presentation case) SOLD TOGETHER with a United States Steel dinner menu In Honour of His Excellency The Ambassador of South Africa and Mrs. Botha, Reception and dinner by Mr. and Mrs Edgar Boyle Speer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.A October 22 1975 & typed 3-page correspondence. Provenance: This plate was presented to Pik Botha by the Chairman & CEO of United States Steel Edgar Boyle Speer (1916 – 1979)

Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: jdvecho58

Date Bid User Auto
2020-09-08 19:58R8,250.00jdvecho58
2020-09-08 19:55R8,000.00marcorton2000
2020-09-08 19:53R7,750.00jdvecho58
2020-09-08 19:51R7,500.00marcorton2000
2020-09-08 19:45R6,000.00jdvecho58
2020-09-08 19:41R5,750.00marcorton2000
2020-09-08 17:00R5,500.00jdvecho58
2020-09-01 21:11R5,250.00dunnes
2020-09-01 11:49R5,000.00fpbgreeff
2020-08-31 20:00Auction started