Mosaic Swirl Tray

Artist: Tiffany Studios

Origin: American

width: 7.75 in. x depth: 3.3 in.

Year: circa 1905


An extremely rare & important Early 20th Century cast bronze and mosaic favrile glass "Swirl" Pattern pen tray by, Tiffany Studios Decorating Co. for Tiffany Studios and green oxidized patina on the back), and inlaid with green iridescent purple-silver tesserae favrile glass inlaid into a cast bronze and further patinated "Swirl" pattern pen tray. The tray is numbered on the backside "23906"

Measurements: height: .75 in. x width: 7.75 in. x depth: 3.3 in.

Private Collection; Le-Petit-Pressigny, France

This model was designed by, Clara W. Driscoll and part of a line which she created called "Fancy Goods" which reflected the rarest and most exceptional decorative and functional everyday objects the studios had produced. Museums: A similar example is exhibited in the permanent collection in The Corning Museum Of Glass; Corning, NY

"Tiffany At Auction' by, Alastair Duncan; Rizzoli Publications International Inc. ©1981 pg. 44 fig. 1220
"Louis C. Tiffany - The Garden Museum Collection" by, Alastair Duncan; ACC Publishing Co. ©2004 pg. 371
"The Mosaics of Louis Comfort Tiffany" by, Edith Crouch; Schiffer publishing Ltd. ©2009 pg. 272
"Tiffany Glass Mosaics" by, Kelly A. Conway and Lindsay Parrot; Corning Museum of Glass ©2017 pg. 200
"The Lamps & Metalware" by, Alastair Duncan; ACC Books Ltd. ©2019 pg. .468 plate 1890.