Revere Auctions
Live Auction

April Day 1: Minnesota Art and History

Wed, Apr 27, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 30

1915 Gorham Sterling Silver Handled Trophy

Estimate: $100 - $200

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Gorham sterling silver two-handled trophy cup or chalice with a square base. Etched along one side with "Presented to Hon. James J. Hill at the opening of the auditorium January 5th, 1915 by the citizens of Fargo, N.D. as a mark of their esteem and in appreciation of his many efforts on their behalf." Impressed along the underside with Gorham silver marks, sterling, 8A, a clover, and 5 pints.

Provenance: Collection of the James J. Hill Reference Library.

Certain individuals are prohibited by law to purchase items in this auction. Descendants of James J. Hill within three generations (Great Grandchildren and closer) are not allowed to purchase items. Additionally, board members of the foundation and their families (spouses, children, spouses of children, grandchildren) are also prohibited from purchasing items.

Height: 10 3/4 in x width: 11 in x depth: 7 in. Gross weight of silver: 31.06 Troy oz.


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