• 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 116

    A CONTINENTAL GLASS TWO-COLOR CROWN NEWEL POST

    CIRCA 1860, PROBABLY BOHEMIAN OR SILESIAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL GLASS TWO-COLOR CROWN NEWEL POST
    Circa 1860, probably Bohemian or Silesian
    Oviform on a short stem, the hollow clear glass set with alternating red and white twisted ribbons with opaque white bands, on an original brass socle mount
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Collection of Polly Guggenheim Logan; Sotheby's, New York, 20 December 1994, lot 527.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 65, no. 35.