• 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 101

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS POSY HOLDER

    MID TO LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE GLASS POSSIBLY BACCARAT

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND GLASS POSY HOLDER
    Mid to late 19th century, the glass possibly Baccarat
    Of bough-pot form, cast with four bird finials above rosette and laurel pilasters, the pierced sides with amatory trophies and floral swags, raised on four paw feet, above a rocaille scroll stand, fitted with five gilded glass flower-holders
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high, overall


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 19 January 1974, lot 64.