Poppy Mosaic Inkwell

Maker: Tiffany Studios

Origin: American

height: 3.25 in. x diameter: 4 in.

Year: circa 1905

Description

An extremely rare and important American Art Nouveau mosaic, patinated bronze and favrile glass "Poppy" Inkwell by, Tiffany Studios. The inkwell is decorated with heavily iridescent blue-green damascene glass mosaic set with in an organic leaf patinated bronze frame and further embellished with a heavily iridescent blue tiffany favrile glass liner and button. The inkwell is impressed "Tiffany Studios New York 867" The inkwell liner and button have an engraved signature "L.C.Tiffany Favrile"

Notes:
Designed by, Clara Driscoll

Literature:
Similar example is photographed in: Alastair Duncan, "Tiffany Lamps and Metalware: An illustrated reference to over 2000 models" Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collector's Club Ltd. ©2007 p. 430 plate 1709.