• 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 18

    A SAINT LOUIS SULPHIDE CUT-GLASS CORDIAL

    CIRCA 1825-35

    Price Realised  

    A SAINT LOUIS SULPHIDE CUT-GLASS CORDIAL
    Circa 1825-35
    One side of the faceted bowl centering a sulphide of Napoléon I after Andrieu, the other with an enameled gold foil inclusion of the croix d'officier de la Légion d'Honneur
    4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high


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    At the time of cataloguing, the present example is one of two known. Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761-1822) is recorded as a medalist and sculptor.

    Provenance

    Paul Jokelson Collection, New York. With Mallett & Son (Antiques), Ltd., London, 1991 (paper label).
    With Sheppard and Cooper, Ltd., London.


    Literature

    P. Dunlop, The Jokelson Collection of Antique Cameo Incrustation,
    Arizona, 1991, p. 81, no. 277.


    Exhibited

    The Paul Jokelson Collection of Baccarat Antique Tumblers, 1810-1860, Baccarat Inc., New York City, 1985-86, fig. 2.
    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 21, no. 49 (exhibition label).