• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 60

    AN ENGLISH DEEP-CITRON AND WHITE CAMEO GLASS FOOTED VASE

    CIRCA 1885, ATTRIBUTED TO STEVENS AND WILLIAMS

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ENGLISH DEEP-CITRON AND WHITE CAMEO GLASS FOOTED VASE
    CIRCA 1885, ATTRIBUTED TO STEVENS AND WILLIAMS
    Of amphora form, overlaid, etched and wheel-carved with three butterflies in flight among pendant convolvulus 'Morning Glory' and gloxinia 'Victoria Falls' vine, raised on three frosted glass loop feet
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard S. Rakow.


    Literature

    Sidney M. Goldstein, Cameo glass : Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking, 'A Special Exhibition, the Corning Museum of Glass', Corning, New York, May 1-October 31, 1982, p.87, no. 111.