• 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 39

    A FRENCH SULPHIDE PLAQUE OF NAPOLEON I AND MARIE LOUISE

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH SULPHIDE PLAQUE OF NAPOLEON I AND MARIE LOUISE
    Circa 1820
    The double portrait profile to sinister after a medal by Andrieu, the faceted edge cut with a band of laurel, within a gilt-bronze surround and ebonized wood frame
    4½ in. (11.9 cm.) square; 1 5/8 in. (4.5 cm.) diameter, the glass


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    Provenance

    Paul Jokelson Collection, New York.