• 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 117

    A PAIR OF SAINT LOUIS FACETED TRANSLUCENT-GREEN OVERLAY GLASS VASES

    CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SAINT LOUIS FACETED TRANSLUCENT-GREEN OVERLAY GLASS VASES
    Circa 1850
    The waisted ogee bowls with latticinio torsade rims, above a crown weight base, the hollow glass set with twisted red and blue ribbons edged in white, alternating with latticinio spirals radiating from a central millefiori cane
    5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The Applewhaite-Abbott Collection; Sotheby's, London, 21 October 1952, lot 262.
    The Prescott N. and Sarah B. Dunbar Collection, Louisiana.
    With Alan Tillman Antiques, London, 1977.
    The Homer Perkins Collection, New Hampshire.
    With Asprey, Ltd., London, 1991.


    Literature

    'A 10th Anniversary Salute to PCA Chapters', PCA Bulletin, 1987, p. 29.
    The Antique Collector, London, February, 1991 (back cover illustration).


    Exhibited

    Alan Tillman, French Glass Paperweights of the 19th Century from the Prescott N. and Sarah B. Dunbar Collection, London, May 1977, no. 23. D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 84, no. 47.