• 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 109

    AN APSLEY PELLATT AMBER CUT-GLASS SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER

    CIRCA 1840, THE LATER SILVER-GILT MOUNT WITH HALLMARKS FOR LONDON 1916 AND MAKER'S MARK C.D.

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    AN APSLEY PELLATT AMBER CUT-GLASS SCENT BOTTLE AND STOPPER
    Circa 1840, the later silver-gilt mount with hallmarks for London 1916 and maker's mark C.D.
    Of flattened oval form, enclosing a sulphide portrait of Princess Charlotte, the stopper with a double-sided sulphide of a putto emblematic of either Love or War
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Paul Jokelson Collection, New York.


    Literature

    P. Dunlop, The Jokelson Collection of Antique Cameo Incrustation,
    Arizona, 1991, p. 85, no. 291.
    D. Kaminsky, 'Sulphides: "The Noble Simplicity and Quiet Grandeur"', PCA Bulletin, 1984, p. 32, fig. 3.


    Exhibited

    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 15, no. 35.