• 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 5

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS GOBLETS FROM A BANQUET SERVICE

    19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A PAIR OF RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS GOBLETS FROM A BANQUET SERVICE
    19th century
    Each with a lobed ovoid bowl centering an enameled gold foil inclusion depicting the crowned initial 'A' on an ermine mantling, probably for Emperor Alexander II of Russia, on a knopped faceted stem and shaped circular foot
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Exhibited

    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 23, no. 58.
    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 152, no. 85.