• 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 48

    A JOHN FORD & CO. CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE FOOTED BOWL

    CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JOHN FORD & CO. CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE FOOTED BOWL
    Circa 1850
    Centering a sulphide portrait of Prince Albert to sinister, flanked by diamond-cut panels and vertical blazes, on a faceted stem and star-cut base
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 13 July 1987, lot 114.


    Exhibited

    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 26-27, no. 64.