• 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 122

    A SAINT LOUIS AMBER-FLASH AND ENGRAVED GLASS VASE WITH POSY WEIGHT BASE

    CIRCA 1848-1850, THE ENGRAVING POSSIBLY BY GUILLAUME SCHAUFFE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SAINT LOUIS AMBER-FLASH AND ENGRAVED GLASS VASE WITH POSY WEIGHT BASE
    Circa 1848-1850, the engraving possibly by Guillaume Schauffe
    The flower form bowl with alternate clear and amber petals wheel-engraved with pendant grape, convolvulous and foliate vine, above a garlanded posy weight base, the bouquet composed of five millefiori canes set on five conjoined green leaves, the grid cut base flashed in deep-amber
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired at auction, Drouot Richelieu, Paris.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 104-105, no. 59.