Sulphide Decanter and Stopper

Object Name: 
Sulphide Decanter and Stopper

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Object Name: 
Sulphide Decanter and Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 31.8 cm, W: 10.3 cm, D: 7.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1850
Primary Description: 
Glass; cut, applied. Of oval section, applied with a bust portrait of Caroline Bonaparte in profile to dexter (the sulphide signed 'Andrieu'), between diamond-cut panels and vertical facets, with star-cut base and faceted pear-shapes stopper.
Jokelson Collection, Former Collection
Anne Andersen Collection, Former Collection
Bonhams, Source
The Jokelson Collection of Antique Cameo Incrustation (1991) illustrated, p. 106, fig. 366; BIB# 34067