• 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 111

    A JOHN FORD & CO. TRANSLUCENT-BLUE GLASS SULPHIDE VASE

    CIRCA 1850, THE SULPHIDE SIGNED L. MOORE

    Price Realised  

    A JOHN FORD & CO. TRANSLUCENT-BLUE GLASS SULPHIDE VASE
    Circa 1850, the sulphide signed L. Moore
    Of thistle form, centering a profile of Robert Burns to dexter, flanked by engraved oak and thistle sprays and inscribed 'Robert Burns, Scotland's Bard/Born 25th January 1759', on a short circular foot
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 1 November 1982, lot 175.


    Exhibited

    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 18, no. 43.