Cobalt Tel el Amarna VaseMaker: Tiffany Studios Origin: American h: 7 in. Year: 1917
An American Art Nouveau patinated bronze "Crab" inkwell by, Tiffany Studios cast as a crab decorated with seashell lid to and body opens as well. The inkwell retains its original clear glass liner and is signed, Tiffany Studios New York 29233" and further impressed with the Tiffany Studios Decorating Company monogram and also numbered 20"
The identical inkwell is photographed in: "Tiffany Lamps and Metalware An Illustrated Reference to Over 2000 Models" by, Alastair Duncan, ©2007 pg. 430 fig. 1710.