• 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 96

    A BACCARAT GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER AND A SAINT LOUIS FACETED CLOSE MILLEFIORI WEIGHT SPILL VASE

    THE FIRST CIRCA 1900, ACID ETCHED MARK TO BASE; THE SECOND DATED MAI 1996 IN GILT

    Price Realised  

    A BACCARAT GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER AND A SAINT LOUIS FACETED CLOSE MILLEFIORI WEIGHT SPILL VASE
    THE FIRST CIRCA 1900, ACID ETCHED MARK TO BASE; THE SECOND DATED MAI 1996 IN GILT
    The decanter etched with a band of fleur-de-lys and flower-heads; the spill vase cut with facets, above a close millefiori base enclosing a commemorative date cane '1845 SL 1995' and inscribed in gilt on the underside HOMMAGE AUX COLLECTIONEURS * SAINT LOUIS
    13 in. high, the decanter and stopper; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high, the vase (3)


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    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 18, no. 9. (the Saint Louis commemorative vase).