Jackson’s of Cedar Falls, Iowa, has a reputation for selling Russian works of art. Its sale on July 30 will include 19 lots from the collection of William Garner Welbon (1866-1960) that have remained with his family.
Extracted from Antiques Trade Gazette | Anne Crane
Welbon, who amassed fortunes in automobile distribution and property development, made a world cruise in 1925 which took him, among other places, to Russia.
This set of six green-tinted cut glass liqueur glasses from an imperial banquet service produced c.1850 at the imperial glass works in St Petersburg are painted with the imperial arms and the gold initial A. They measure just over 4in (10cm) high and have an estimate of $3000-4000.