• 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 142

    AN APSLEY PELLATT PAINTED-SULPHIDE CUT-GLASS SCENT BOTTLE AND A FRENCH PAINTED-SULPHIDE CUT-GLASS TUMBLER

    CIRCA 1820-30, ETCHED 6 TO STOPPER AND MOUTH

    Price Realised  

    AN APSLEY PELLATT PAINTED-SULPHIDE CUT-GLASS SCENT BOTTLE AND A FRENCH PAINTED-SULPHIDE CUT-GLASS TUMBLER
    Circa 1820-30, etched 6 to stopper and mouth
    The first enclosing a roundel enriched with a flower-filled basket, with glass stopper and silver-plated cover; the second with a roundel enriched with a floral spray within a faux pearl surround, both diamond-cut
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high, the first (3)


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    Provenance

    The Mentmore Collection, Buckinghamshire (the scent-bottle by tradition).
    With Alan Milford, England.
    With Leo Kaplan, Ltd., New York, (the tumbler).