• 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 141

    A CLICHY OPALESCENT CLOSE MILLEFIORI GLASS SULPHIDE WEIGHT

    CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    A CLICHY OPALESCENT CLOSE MILLEFIORI GLASS SULPHIDE WEIGHT
    Circa 1850
    The weight set with a sulphide plaque of a putto among large flower blossoms above a close millefiori ground, the serrated wafer top cut with interlocking squares (an annealing line at the periphery)
    3¼ in. (9.6 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Paul Jokelson Collection, New York.


    Literature

    P. Dunlop, The Jokelson Collection of Antique Cameo Incrustation,
    Arizona, 1991, p. 73, no. 252.


    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. 15 (exhibition label).