• 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 126

    A SAINT LOUIS FACETED AND LAMPWORKED GLASS WATER SET, 'VERRES D'EAU'

    CIRCA 1848-1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SAINT LOUIS FACETED AND LAMPWORKED GLASS WATER SET, 'VERRES D'EAU'
    Circa 1848-1850
    The vessels with honeycomb faceting, comprising:
    A water carafe and stopper with an upright bouquet
    A water goblet
    A sugar-bowl and cover with upright bouquet knop
    A carrying tray with an applied blue and white filigrana rim
    A smaller water decanter and stopper with upright bouquet
    11 3/8 in. (28.8 cm.) high, the largest decanter; 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) diameter, the tray (8)


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    Provenance

    With Au Petit Hussard, Paris.
    With Alan Tillman Antiques, London.
    The Turner Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 1 November 1984, lot 162.


    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 106, no. 60.