Design for a silver automobile racing trophy

about 1907
Designed for Reed and Barton (founded in 1827)


Dimensions

Sheet: 63.2 x 81.3 cm (24 7/8 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1025

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper (tbc)

Not On View

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Drawings

Design for a monumental automobile racing trophy with the central bowl on cylindrical base supported by flowering trees, the bowl flanked by two winged women holding wreaths aloft, balancing on winged wheels

Inscription

TITLE OF TROPHY 1907

Provenance

Early 1990s, Argentum/ The Leopard's Head, San Francisco; 2011, Spencer Marks, Ltd.; 2012, partly gifted and sold by Spencer Marks, Ltd. to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund, Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund, Elizabeth M. and John F. Paramino Fund in memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor, and partial gift of Spencer Marks, Ltd. in memory of Michael Weller and Perry Foster- Argentum/ The Leopard's Head