401
401

PROPERTY FROM THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM MEYLE

The Art Work of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT
401

PROPERTY FROM THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM MEYLE

The Art Work of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Tiffany

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New York

The Art Work of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Garden City, NY:  Doubleday, Page & Co., 1914; number 39 of 492 limited edition copies on Japan paper, 4to, 20 tipped-in colorplates, 40 photogravures, all with captioned tissue guards; original embossed gilt vellum boards with red underpainting; together with a polychromed invitation on art vellum to L.C. Tiffany's birthday breakfast at his Studios on 19 February [1915]


inscribed To Mr. Wm Meyle/Dear Mr Meyle/This is my sixty seventh/birthday & you have been with me/& helped me in my work for almost/half of that time. It is with great/pleasure that I give you my book/& thank you for all your faithfulness./Louis C. Tiffany/Feb. 18th 1915


12 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. (315 x 245 mm)
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Provenance

William Meyle, decorator at Tiffany Studios, 1915
Thence by descent

Catalogue Note

This book is warmly inscribed by Louis Comfort Tiffany to artist William Meyle, who was employed as a decorator at Tiffany Studios from the 1880s until the time of his death in 1918.  Meyle represented Tiffany Studios at the Chicago Columbian Exposition in 1893, and played an important role in the interior decoration of the H. O. Havemeyer Mansion. 

Important Tiffany

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New York