This is a stunning Art Nouveau inspired Sterling silver trophy by Dominick & Haff for Yale University. The piece was commissioned by the Chi Phi (also known as York Hall or the Omicron Trust Association) for an alumni.
The trophy was presented to a Frank Griffiths Webster (class of 1903) by Omicron in 1911. The trophy features triple arms in a stylized'whiplash' shape, bordered at the tops by three symbolic plants. One face of the trophy features the school name, a second that of York Hall, and the third the dedication. The piece is marked on the base with the Sterling purity stamp, the Dominick & Haff mark, a model number, and the liquid capacity (4.5 pints). The piece is in excellent vintage condition with only light surface scratches consistent with the age and use of the piece.
The trophy measures 9.8" tall, 10.25" wide, and weighs 52.35 Troy ounces. The item "1911 Yale University Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Trophy Cup by Dominick & Haff" is in sale since Thursday, April 27, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "silverqueeninc" and is located in Largo, Florida.This item can be shipped to United States.