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MASTERWORKS BY TIFFANY STUDIOS FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LOUIS C. TIFFANY GARDEN MUSEUM, JAPAN

Tiffany Studios
A RARE "SCARAB" HUMIDOR
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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MASTERWORKS BY TIFFANY STUDIOS FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LOUIS C. TIFFANY GARDEN MUSEUM, JAPAN

Tiffany Studios
A RARE "SCARAB" HUMIDOR
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Tiffany: Dreaming in Glass

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Tiffany Studios
A RARE "SCARAB" HUMIDOR
carved by Joseph Briggs, the front decorated with inset "Cypriote" favrile glass
impressed twice TIFFANY STVDIOS N.Y. encircling L.C.T. monogram and incised S/C2871
ash, mahogany, favrile glass and bronze
5 3/4  in. (14.6 cm) high
7  in. (17.8 cm) wide
4 5/8  in. (11.7 cm) deep
circa 1905
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Provenance

Alice Osofsky, Hewlett Bay, New York
Benedict Silverman, New York
Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., September 29, 1989-March 4, 1990, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, April 12-September 9, 1990, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum, Tokyo, Japan, January 12-March 17, 1991, Kobe City Museum, Kobe, Japan, April 6-May 12, 1991, Toyama Citizens Plaza, Toyama, Japan, June 30-July 26, 1991

Literature

Alastair Duncan, Martin Eidelberg and Neil Harris, Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany, London, 1989, fig. 10 (for the present lot illustrated and related examples)
Alastair Duncan, Martin Eidelberg and Neil Harris, Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany, exh. cat., Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum, 1991, nos. 69 (for the present lot illustrated) and 70 (for a related example)
Takeo Horiuchi, ed., The World of Louis Comfort Tiffany: A Selection from the Anchorman Collection, Nagoya, Japan, 1994, pp. 132 (for a related example) and 133 (for the present lot illustrated)
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Louis Comfort Tiffany at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998, p. 91 (for a related example)
Robert Koch, Louis C. Tiffany: The Collected Works of Robert Koch, Atglen, PA, 2001, p. 206 (for a related example)
Alastair Duncan, Louis C. Tiffany: The Garden Museum Collection, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2004, pp. 356 (for a related example) and 357 (for the present lot illustrated)
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Couleurs et Lumière, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Montréal, 2010, p. 193, cat. 160 (for a related example)

Tiffany: Dreaming in Glass

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