A Clemens Friedell Partial Gilt Silver Los Angeles Kennel Club 1917 President's Trophy, Pasadena, California, circa 1917
    14-1/4 inches high (36.2 cm)
    39.65 troy ounces

    The trophy in oversized cup form, attractive hand-hammered Martelé-style texture throughout, interior bowl with gilding, exterior bowl with LOS ANGELES KENNEL CLUB in repoussé near rim, below with applied seal of the city of Los Angeles amid floral blossom in repoussé and engraved LOS ANGELES KENNEL CLUB engraving, segmented standard, base with presentation engraving PRESIDENT'S TROPHY, OFFERED BY, JOHN F. POWERS, BEST DOG IN SHOW, EITHER SEX, 1917

    Clemens Friedell was an important early 20th century silversmith who worked for Gorham from 1901-1908 producing the firm's prestigious Martelé wares. One of only a handful of independent Arts and Crafts silversmiths, he relocated to Pasadena in 1911 and solidified his capabilities by creating his "Orange Blossom" service for Los Angeles brewer magnate E. R. Maier. Friedell's most popular items were trophies, and he was sought after by the notable professional organizations like the Tournament of Roses, Pasadena Polo Club, and others.

    Condition Report*:

    Very minute pin dents near base of standard, preseting very well with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.    

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