• 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 60

    THREE FRENCH GLASS NAPOLEONIC JEWELRY ITEMS

    EARLY TO MID 19TH CENTURY, THE SULPHIDE IMPRESSED DIHL AT THE REVERSE, THE OTHER TWO ATTRIBUTED TO BACCARAT

    Price Realised  

    THREE FRENCH GLASS NAPOLEONIC JEWELRY ITEMS
    Early to mid 19th century, the sulphide impressed Dihl at the reverse, the other two attributed to Baccarat
    Including: a gilt-metal mounted octagonal glass sulphide medallion enclosing a profile of the Emperor, to dexter; and a later-mounted pendant and a stick-pin with an enameled gold foil inclusion of the Emperor in military regalia standing on a plinth decorated with a black eagle
    2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, the first (3)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, 29 March, 1979, lot 101 (the sulphide).
    Paul Jokelson Collection, New York (the Baccarat pendant).