21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
THREE PORTRAIT CAMEO ITEMS
Including: an English gold and pearl mounted blue glass brooch set with a gilded profile of Frederick the Great, to dexter, circa 1820; a canted rectangular agate brooch with a cameo profile of a man to dexter; and an English papier-mâché snuff-box set with a half-length portrait of Frederick Wilhelm III, possibly Allen & Moore, circa 1854
3 in. (7.4 cm.) diameter, the box (3)
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P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 12, no. 19 (Frederick the Great).
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