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Circa 1922-29


Silver humidor by William B. Kerr & Co., Newark, New Jersey. Etched with flowers, birds and scrolls within bellflower borders, the cover engraved "Yacht Nirvana Holger Struckmann From Frederick C. Fletcher" and applied with two enameled burgees. Two-compartment interior fitted with a removable wood tray and a humidor fitting. Also includes six silver napkin rings by Evald Nielsen, Copenhagen, engraved "Nirvana III", and ten glasses enameled with the same burgees and "Nirvana" on a ribbon.
Humidor height 6". Width 12". Depth 6".

  • Provenance: Holger Struckmann, and thence by descent through his family. Sotheby's, New York, Important Americana, January 2017, Lot #4062. A private collection, Maine. Note: Holger Struckmann was president of International Cement Co. and lived in Rye, New York. He was a member of the Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, New York.

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