21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER FROM A BANQUET SERVICE
Of mallet form, with knopped neck, the lobed body centering an enameled gold foil inclusion depicting the crowned initial 'A' on an ermine mantling, probably for Emperor Alexander II of Russia
13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)
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Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1995, lot 512.
D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 152, no. 85.
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