1914 Silver on Bronze Plaque Middle States Regatta Association1914 Silver on Bronze Plaque Middle States Regatta Association1914 Silver on Bronze Plaque Middle States Regatta Association

The only other one of these plaques known to exist is in the Mystic Seaport Museum of America and the Sea.

Made of solid bronze with a silver-plating, this wall plaque was made circa 1914 for the MIDDLE STATES REGATTA ASSOCIATION. It commemorates the 100 years of the group...1814 - 1914.

The plaque is made with an ornate crest frame that measures 11 1/2 by 10 inches. It's about 7/8 inch thick. The center features the American flag enameled on copper. Some of the enameling has come off and someone tried to paint in the stripes. A medallion profile of Francis Scott Key is next to the flag. The bottom is engraved...MIDDLE STATES REGATTA ASSOCIATION with maker's mark below...HEER SCHOFIELD CO./ BALTO. (They were silversmiths, specializing in repousse flatware and hollowware.)

The plaque shows age appropriate wear/tarnish to the silver-plate and the above-mentioned damage to the flag enameling. In light of the age and public display of this plaque, it's still in very good antique condition. It's solid and heavy (about 4 pounds). There are holes at sides for hanging.

This is a rare piece made to commemorate the popular boating regattas that were a big part of the Victorian era.

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