• 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 54

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUES

    CIRCA 1840, PROBABLY APSLEY PELLATT, THE SULPHIDE POSSIBLY W. RIDGWAY AND SON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH CUT-GLASS SULPHIDE PORTRAIT PLAQUES
    Circa 1840, probably Apsley Pellatt, the sulphide possibly W. Ridgway and Son
    Each enclosing an opposing profile portrait, one of George Washington after a medal by Pierre Duvivier, the other of William Shakespeare, the reverse with radiating fan-cut, within a black and wooden frame
    3¾ in. (9.6 cm.) high, the glass; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, the frame (2)


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