• 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 6

    A RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER FROM A BANQUET SERVICE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN (IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS) CUT-GLASS DECANTER AND STOPPER FROM A BANQUET SERVICE
    19th century
    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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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1995, lot 512.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 152, no. 85.