• 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 7

    A RUSSIAN CUT-GLASS VASE

    CIRCA 1850-1860, ATTRIBUTED TO DYAT'KOVO CRYSTAL WORKS

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSIAN CUT-GLASS VASE
    CIRCA 1850-1860, ATTRIBUTED TO DYAT'KOVO CRYSTAL WORKS
    Of baluster form, the neck with everted rim, the body cut with stepped roundels and stylized leaves, centering an enameled gold foil inclusion of a large medallion depicting a colorful bouquet on a red ground surrounded by a band of forget-me-nots and radiating stiff leaves, on a circular foot
    12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm.) high


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    The attribution of this vase to the Dyat'kovo Crystal Works is based on a comparable example illustrated in N.A. Asharina and T.I. Dulkina, Russian Ceramics and Glass of the 18th and 19th Centuries, Moscow, State History Museum, 1978, no. 78.

    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 8 November 1999, lot 359 (as Baccarat).


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 154, no. 88.