• 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 93

    A BACCARAT GLASS TAZZA

    CIRCA 1848

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BACCARAT GLASS TAZZA
    Circa 1848
    The bowl set with millefiori canes as flower-heads linked by engraved scrolling vine, the faceted stem enclosing a red and white torsade, the interior and circular foot rim enriched with a gilt band, on a star-cut base
    4 in. (10 cm.) high; 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    With Alan Milford, London.


    Exhibited

    L. Kaplan (ed.), Presse-Papiers Français, Leo Kaplan Ltd., New York, 25 October 1986 and The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, May 1987, no. 2. (exhibition labels).
    Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, no. 41 (exhibit only, not in publication).