• 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 136

    A SAINT LOUIS OPALINE GLASS DECANTER, TUMBLER AND STAND OR 'NIGHT SET'

    CIRCA 1848

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SAINT LOUIS OPALINE GLASS DECANTER, TUMBLER AND STAND OR 'NIGHT SET'
    Circa 1848
    Of waisted form, each piece painted with flower sprays, all three with a red and white filigrana torsade at the rim
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high, overall (3)


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    As a popular nightstand accessory, this form is also referred to as a 'night set'.

    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 30 May 1981, lot 125 (lot label).


    Exhibited

    Hermès Salutes Saint Louis, Hermès, New York, 1989.
    L. Kaplan (ed.), Presse-Papiers Français, Leo Kaplan Ltd., New York, 25 October 1986 and The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, May 1987, no. 14.