• 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 120

    A SAINT LOUIS FACETED RUBY-FLASH GLASS SCENT BOTTLE AND UPRIGHT BOUQUET STOPPER, 'FLACON DE TOILETTE'

    CIRCA 1848-1855

    Price Realised  

    A SAINT LOUIS FACETED RUBY-FLASH GLASS SCENT BOTTLE AND UPRIGHT BOUQUET STOPPER, 'FLACON DE TOILETTE'
    Circa 1848-1855
    The seven-sided bottle with ruby-flash edges and hexagon grid-cut base, the faceted stopper enclosing an upright bouquet of red, blue and white flowers and millefiori canes set among a cluster of green leaves
    4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) high (2)


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    Exhibited

    D. Tarshis, Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 2001, p. 80, no. 44.