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Sterling silver key to Charleston Estate Auctions Oct. 25

Sterling silver
Loving cup trophy made by Theodore Neuhaus & Co., Cincinnati. The 10½-inch-tall Latonia Derby trophy was won by Helios, who was also the 1912 Breeders Futurity winner. Estimate: $7,000-$9,000. Charleston Estate Auctions

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – A large Charleston private collection of exceptional sterling silver is one of the highlights of Charleston Estate Auctions’ sale on Oct. 25. Leading the field is a large American Art Nouveau sterling silver loving cup Cincinnati trophy from the Latonia Jockey Club in northern Kentucky. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

 The auction also features a Pimlico horse trophy made by Kirk-Stieff, multiple lots of Kirk-Stieff Repousse flatware, Kentucky julep cups, a large mid-century Maciel Silver Factory, Mexico City, sterling coffee service and a monumental 32-inch tray.

Sterling silver
Two coin silver julep cups made by Eli C. Garner (Lexington, Ky., active 1838-1842). Estimate: $800-$2,000. Charleston Estate Auctions

Fine art includes originals by Robert Ward Van Boskerck (New York/New Jersey, 1855-1932), an American Impressionist oil on canvas landscape, Thorvald Larsen (1881-1947) Danish landscape oil on canvas, a large portrait of a French countess, Marguerite Kirmse drypoint dog etchings and many more.

Sterling silver
Robert Ward Van Boskerck (New York/New Jersey, 1855-1932), American Impressionist oil on canvas landscape, 26½ x 23in framed. Estimate: $3,000-$3,700. Charleston Estate Auctions

Also noteworthy are good quality Persian rugs, porcelain, Memphis-style late 1980s, lighting and furniture.

Sterling silver
Oil on canvas portrait of a countess, 1860, 41 x 50in framed. Estimate: $1,800-$2,200. Charleston Estate Auctions image

Charleston Estate Auctions’ sale of fine Southern estates on Sunday, Oct. 25, will begin at 1 p.m. Eastern time.

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