• 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 125

    A NEW ENGLAND GLASS CO. POINSETTIA DOOR KNOB

    CIRCA 1870-1880

    Price Realised  

    A NEW ENGLAND GLASS CO. POINSETTIA DOOR KNOB
    Circa 1870-1880
    The five-petal flower growing from a green stem issuing three leaves and two buds, set in a white latticinio basket, with original brass mount
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    With Alan Milford, London, 1975.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 111, no. 64.