• Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2390

    Rare Jewels and Objets d'Art: A Superb Collection

    21 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1100

    A GOLD, STEEL AND GLASS BOTTLE, BY DANIEL BRUSH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOLD, STEEL AND GLASS BOTTLE, BY DANIEL BRUSH
    Resting on a hexagonal sculpted steel stand, decorated with gold mosaic detail, to the cylindrical glass bottle, topped with a gold mosaic twist-off cap, mounted in gold, 3¼ x 1 ins., inscribed "FOLK ART, GROUNDBREAKING, 10.13.99, 53rd ST."
    With maker's mark for Daniel Brush


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    The gray powder contained in this bottle commemorates the 13 October 1999 groundbreaking ceremony for the Museum of American Folk Art on 53rd Street in New York.