24 September 1997,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 26,450
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A SAINT LOUIS DATED CARPET-GROUND WEIGHT
The center composed of a small circular sulphide plaque painted with a bouquet of roses above a dark-green translucent cylinder surrounded by six sections of hollow corregated canes in shades of green, coral and white, dated in one segment 'SL 1848'
2½in. (6.3cm.) diam.
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The Guggenheim Collection, Part I, Sotheby & Co. London, 20 November 1960, lot 70
Paul Jokelson, Anitque French Paperweights, New Jersey, 1955, p. 181, pl. SL 305
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France