• 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 44

    A PAIR OF BACCARAT CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUES

    CIRCA 1820-30

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BACCARAT CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUES
    Circa 1820-30
    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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    Provenance

    Paul Jokelson Collection, New York, nos. 163 and 164 (collection labels).
    With Mallett & Son (Antiques), Ltd., London, 1991, nos. GF445 and GF446, (paper labels).