Favrile Inkwell

Maker: Tiffany Studios

Origin: American

H 5.5 in. x d 7 in.

Year: 1900

Description

An extremely fine and very rare Art Nouveau Blown Favrile Glass Inkwell by, Tiffany Studios decorated with an all over iridized gold background blown into a bronze six footed gilt bronze holder. The inkwell retains a clear glass liner and is signed, "Tiffany Studios New York 4208/4"

References:
The identical inkwell is photographed in the book "Tiffany Lamps & Metalware" by, Alastair Duncan on page 436 fig. 1727 #1062.
& "Tiffany Desk Sets" by, William R. Holland Schiffer Publishing Ltd. ©2008 pg. 232