February 2013 Auction Ends Wednesday, February 6th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 2/6/2013 8:08:00 PM

Lot #47: Arthur Ashe's Trophy From the 1972 Kemper International Tournament -- Part of the World Championship Tennis Circuit


Beautiful trophy won by tennis legend Arthur Ashe at the 1972 World Championship Tennis Circuit. As part of the WTC events, Ashe competed at the Kemper International Tournament in Chicago. He was runner-up in singles, with Tom Okker of the Netherlands in first place. This stunning silver bowl features a flared rim and is lightly engraved to the exterior, ''Runner Up / Kemper International / 1972''. A stamp on the underside identifies the maker of the bowl as Massachusetts silversmith Reed & Barton. Measures 10'' in diameter, 5'' in height and weighs 2 pounds, 1 ounce. Foot diameter measures 4.75''. Still boasts a brilliant patina to the exterior, with just a thumbnail of tarnishing to the side and some occasional speckling. Tarnishing to interior, else near fine. With an LOA from Arthur Ashe's widow.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$726
Minimum Bid:$500
Number of Bids:3