• 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 40

    A BACCARAT CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUE OF MARIE ANTOINETTE, A PORTRAIT PLAQUE OF MARIE-JOSEPH DE CHENIER AND AN APSLEY PELLATT CIRCULAR SULPHIDE PLAQUE OF A RIBBON-TIED FLORAL WREATH

    CIRCA 1820-30, THE SECOND PROBABLY FRENCH

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    Estimate

    A BACCARAT CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUE OF MARIE ANTOINETTE, A PORTRAIT PLAQUE OF MARIE-JOSEPH DE CHENIER AND AN APSLEY PELLATT CIRCULAR SULPHIDE PLAQUE OF A RIBBON-TIED FLORAL WREATH
    Circa 1820-30, the second probably French
    All suspended from a gilt-metal hasp, Marie Antoinette and Chénier to sinister, the reverse of all three cut with variant diamond patterns
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long, Chénier (3)


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    Provenance

    With Ward Lloyd, London (the second).
    With Delomosne and Son, Ltd., London (the third).


    Literature

    PCA Bulletin, 1984, p. 35, fig. 6 (the second).


    Exhibited

    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 83, no. 282 (the third).