21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,375
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A BACCARAT CUT-GLASS COMMEMORATIVE SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER
Of hexagonal bottle form, centering an enameled gold foil inclusion of a cockerel standing above a piece of parchment reading Union 29 Julliet 1830 flanked by French flags, commemorating les Trois Glorieuses
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (2)
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The three day revolution of July 28th through July 30th, 1830 forced the abdication of Charles X and brought Louis-Philippe to the throne.
D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 139, no. 78.
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