• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 899

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL AMBER POURING VESSEL

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL AMBER POURING VESSEL
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved in high relief with flowering prunus branches and two birds flanking the curved upright spout, the flat top with a small aperture encircled by a dogtooth band
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Hotel des Ventes, D'Argenteuil, Paris, 1996.