Property from the Geyer Collection
FOUR “NINTH CENTURY” DESK SET ARTICLES
comprising a large letter rack, small letter rack, playing cards box and photograph frame
gilt bronze, favrile glass cabochons
each piece impressed TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK with respective model numbers
photograph frame: 7 x 8½ in. (17.8 x 21.6 cm)
Overall in very good condition. The bronze surfaces throughout with scattered minor surface scratches, abrasions and wear, consistent with age and gentle handling. The blue cabochon to the bottom left corner of the front of the playing cards box is possibly replaced; the blue cabochon to the upper right corner of the front of the playing cards box has been recently stabilized in its setting.
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