Lot 218
  • 218

TIFFANY STUDIOS | Seven-Piece “Abalone” Desk Set

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Tiffany Studios
  • Seven-Piece “Abalone” Desk Set
  • each piece impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK with respective model numbers
  • silvered bronze, abalone
  • blotter ends: 12 3/8  x 2 1/4  in. (31.4 x 5.7 cm) each
  • circa 1915
comprising a pair of blotter ends, pen tray, letter opener, rocker blotter, box, and inkstand

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, November 20, 1987, lot 222
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany At Auction, New York, 1981, p. 50
George A. Kemeny and Donald Miller, Tiffany Desk Treasures: A Collector’s Guide, New York, 2002, pp. 49-50
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2007, pp. 470-472
William R. Holland, Tiffany Desk Sets, Atglen, PA, 2008, pp. 107-114
Timeless Beauty, The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Atglen, PA, 2016, p. 176
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