• 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 152

    A CLICHY FACETED TURQUOISE 'BARBER'S POLE' CHEQUER WEIGHT AND A MINIATURE FACETED CONCENTRIC MILLEFIORI GLASS WEIGHT

    CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CLICHY FACETED TURQUOISE 'BARBER'S POLE' CHEQUER WEIGHT AND A MINIATURE FACETED CONCENTRIC MILLEFIORI GLASS WEIGHT
    Circa 1850
    The first set with a large central pink and green rose within two rows of assorted millefiori canes, including four variantly shaded roses, divided by short lengths of turquoise and white twisted ribbon entwined with white filigree, set on a bed of horizontal latticinio tubing; the second with a central cane within two rows of millefiori
    3 in. (7.7 cm.) diameter, the first (2)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 15 March 1973, lot 68 (the first).
    Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 31 October 1969, lot 149 (the second).


    Literature

    Anonymous collector, 'Always Worth its Weight...', PCA Bulletin, 1983, p. 32, fig. 4.