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Tiffany Studios

Seven-Piece "Art Deco" Desk Set

Lot Closed

March 12, 04:07 PM GMT


6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot Details


Tiffany Studios

Seven-Piece “Art Deco” Desk Set

circa 1922

comprising one large inkstand with a rare decorated favrile glass liner, one small inkstand with interior period clear glass liner, one letter rack, one pen tray, one rocker blotter, and one pair of blotter ends

gilt and enameled bronze

the large inkstand, the small inkstand, the letter rack, the pen tray, the rocker blotter, and the two blotter ends impressed with LOUIS C.

TIFFANY FURNACES INC., with the firm's monogram and respective model numbers

blotter ends: 19 ½ x 2 ⅝ in. (49.5 x 6.7 cm) each

Private Collection, New York

Sotheby's New York, December 12, 2018, lot 346

Acquired from the above by the present owner

George A. Kemeny, Tiffany Desk Treasures: A Collectors Guide, New York, 2002, pp. 88 (for the rocker blotters) and 90 (for the letter tray)

William R. Holland, Tiffany Desk Sets, Atglen, PA, 2008, pp. 189 (for the pen tray and letter tray), 190 (for the rocker blotter), 191 (for the large inkstand), 193 (for the blotter ends), 195 (for the small inkstand)

Alastair Duncan, Tiffany Lamps and Metalware, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 2019, p. 540, no. 2160 (for the large inkstand, letter rack, pen tray, rocker blotter and pair of blotter ends)