• 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 138

    A PAIR OF BACCARAT OPALINE GLASS VASES

    CIRCA 1850, THE PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-FRANÇOIS ROBERT

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    A PAIR OF BACCARAT OPALINE GLASS VASES
    Circa 1850, the painting attributed to Jean-François Robert
    Of baluster form, each finely painted with a lush bouquet and a flower spray, the neck enriched with pendant gilt scrollwork, edged with gilt and turquoise bands, a blue, white and red torsade at the rim
    11¾ in. (30.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 27 September 1995, lot 182.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 47, no. 25.