Property from the Geyer Collection
with a clear glass inkwell liner
favrile glass, patinated bronze
impressed 22567/TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK with the Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company monogram
4 in. (10.2 cm) high
7 in. (17.8 cm) diameter
Overall in very good condition. The bronze surfaces with scattered minor surface scratches, abrasions, and light wear, consistent with age and gentle handling. The bronze with some minor traces of oxidation throughout and with some surface soiling concentrated to the recessed contours, consistent with age. The blown glass appears to be original and displays a bright apple green coloration and presents with some extremely minor and fine surface scratches, a few occasional surface abrasions, and with some surface soiling concentrated to the perimeters of each blown-out section, consistent with age. With a clear glass liner in very good condition with some occasional extremely minor fleabite flecks to the edges
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2007, p. 427, no. 1697