• 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 57

    FOUR PSEUDO-SULPHIDE AND SULPHIDE PORTRAIT JEWELRY ITEMS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FOUR PSEUDO-SULPHIDE AND SULPHIDE PORTRAIT JEWELRY ITEMS
    19TH CENTURY
    Comprising: a gold-mounted pivoting double-sided pendant of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington; a gold-mounted brooch with a profile of Sir Walter Scott, to sinister; a silver-gilt mounted brooch with an intaglio profile of a gentleman, to dexter; and a gold-mounted bloodstone stickpin of George III, to dexter
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) long, the stick-pin (4)


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    Exhibited

    P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 10, no. 14 (the Scott brooch), no. 12 (the large brooch).