• 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 41

    AN EXHIBITION THOMAS WEBB & SONS RED AND WHITE CAMEO GLASS VASE

    DATED STAMPED UPPERCASE MARK, TIFFANY & CO. PARIS EXHIBITION 1889 THOMAS WEBB & SONS GEM CAMEO

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    AN EXHIBITION THOMAS WEBB & SONS RED AND WHITE CAMEO GLASS VASE
    DATED STAMPED UPPERCASE MARK, TIFFANY & CO. PARIS EXHIBITION 1889 THOMAS WEBB & SONS GEM CAMEO
    Of bottle form, overlaid, etched and wheel-carved with a continuous field of flowers including poppies, convolulus, foxglove, tall grasses and wheat, a resting butterfly and other insects in flight, the neck with an ivy trellis suspending roots
    18½ in. (46.8 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Ray and Lee Grover, English Cameo Glass, 1980, p. 279, pl. C249.


    Exhibited

    Universal Exhibition 1889, Paris.