• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    A BACCARAT ARMORIAL CUT-GLASS TUMBLER

    CIRCA 1815-1830

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BACCARAT ARMORIAL CUT-GLASS TUMBLER
    Circa 1815-1830
    Cylindrical, centering an enameled gold foil inclusion of a double coat-of-arms, likely for Belle accollé with Bridgeman, flanked by laurel and gilt scrolls, surmounted by a falcon-in-hand crest
    3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Arthur Rubloff Collection, Chicago.
    With Asprey, PLC., London, 1991.


    Literature

    P. Jokelson, 'A Rare Baccarat Tumbler', PCA Bulletin, 1983, p. 48.
    Jo Marshall, Glass Source Book, London, 1998, p. 100.
    The Antique Collector, October, 1991 (back cover illustration).


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 130, no. 73.