21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,375
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A PAIR OF BACCARAT CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUES
Each suspended by a gilt-bronze hasp, enclosing opposing profile portraits of Marie Antoinette after a medal by Pierre Duvivier and Louis XVI after a medal by J.P. Droz.
5¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high, the pair (2)
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Paul Jokelson Collection, New York, nos. 163 and 164 (collection labels).
With Mallett & Son (Antiques), Ltd., London, 1991, nos. GF445 and GF446, (paper labels).
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