• 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 21

    A BACCARAT CUT-GLASS COMMEMORATIVE SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER

    CIRCA 1830-1831

    Price Realised  

    A BACCARAT CUT-GLASS COMMEMORATIVE SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER
    Circa 1830-1831
    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.

    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 139, no. 78.