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"Panama-California Exposition 1915" Silver Plated Loving Cup Trophy

$198 $220

ABOUT

This is an original silver plated loving cup with three stylized arms. This 1st place swim trophy was for the Panama-California Exposition 1915. This piece has retained its original finish.

  • CREATOR Unknown.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1915.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Silver Plate.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damage.
  • DIMENSIONS H 8.5 in. Dia. 7 in.

HISTORY

The Panama–California Exposition was an exposition held in San Diego between January 1, 1915, and January 1, 1917. The exposition celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and was meant to tout San Diego as the first U.S. port of call for ships traveling north after passing westward through the canal.

 

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