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    A Large Dieges & Clust Silver-Plated and Bronze Borough of Brooklyn Lacrosse Championship Trophy, New York, early 20th century
    Marks: DIEGES & CLUST N.Y.
    10-3/4 x 13-1/4 inches (27.3 x 33.7 cm)
    Inscription: LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIP / TROPHY / PRESENTED BY / ROBERT M. THOMPSON / TO THE / PUBLIC SCHOOLS ATHLETIC LEAGUE/ 1910

    American Presentation and Trophy Silver from the Collection of J.D. Parks

    PROVENANCE:
    Heritage Auctions, Dallas, September 22, 2017, lot 65334;
    Acquired from above.

    The trophy with bronze arrowheads encircling body with inscribed award years ranging from 1910-1915, 1917, 1925-1926, and 1928-1931. Included with the lot is a copy of Donald M. Fisher's Lacrosse: A History of the Game, The John Hopkins University Press, 2002. The work mentions the trophy on page 102, "Colonel Robert M. Thompson, president of the New York A.C. supported the Public Schools Athletic League in New York City by donating a thirty-inch-tall silver and bronze trophy toped by an American Indian, seated on a rock, shielding his eyes with his left hand and holding a lacrosse stick across his lap."



    Condition Report*: Professionally restored, fine scattered surface scratches with some nicks along edges, few small shallow dents along edges of stepped base.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    17th Tuesday
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