21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 9,375
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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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The Collection of Polly Guggenheim Logan; Sotheby's, New York, 20 December 1994, lot 527.
D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 65, no. 35.
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