• 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 150

    A FRENCH GLASS FLOWER WEIGHT

    CIRCA 1850, POSSIBLY SAINT LOUIS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH GLASS FLOWER WEIGHT
    Circa 1850, possibly Saint Louis
    The flower composed of six striated blue and white petals about a yellow and green stamen center, growing from a short stem issuing three broad green leaves and a bud
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    Maurice A. Lindon Collection, Paris, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1978, lot 133.
    Sotheby's, New York, 26 June 1996, lot 111 (col. pl. III and cover illustration).


    Literature

    Charlotte Green, Presse-Papiers de Cristal, Paris, 1989, col. pl. 48b.
    D. Tarshis, 'Adventitious Aventurine', PCA Bulletin, 1997, p. 8, fig. 8.