• 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 119

    A BACCARAT FACETED GLASS FLORAL SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER

    CIRCA 1848-1850

    Price Realised  

    A BACCARAT FACETED GLASS FLORAL SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER
    Circa 1848-1850
    Of teardrop form, the stopper and the base set with a red and white clematis-type flower with a red and white cane center, growing from a short green stem with numerous green leaves, the flower on the base surrounded by a garland of red, white and blue millefiori canes; together with a miniature French cut-glass scent bottle, early 19th century and possibly Baccarat, centering an enameled gold foil inclusion of a red and white flower
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    The Collection of Homer Perkins; Christie's, New York, 23 September 1998, lot 161.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 99, no. 57.