21 April 2010,
Price realised USD 812
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A BACCARAT SULPHIDE PLAQUE OF NAPOLEON
Circa 1820-30, possibly in collaboration with Desprez
Suspended from a silver hasp, enclosing a portrait of the Emperor to sinister, reserved on a blue ground and inscribed NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI., the truncation marked ANDRIEU
2¾ in. (17 cm.) diameter
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See note to lot 43.
With Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 1987.
P. Jokelson and D. Tarshis, Cameo Incrustation: The Great Sulphide Show, The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1988, p. 14, no. 25 (exhibition label).
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