Inkstand with Turtleback Lid

Footed Inkstand with Turtleback Lid and Jewels


Bronze inkstand with a turtleback glass lid and six iridescent glass "jewels" on the sides.  The bronze has a green-brown patina, the lid is hinged, and the glass liner is clear.  A similar inkstand in gilt bronze is in the collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond.  Stamped: TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/1067. Height: 4-1/2". Diameter: 4-1/2".

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Koch, Robert. Louis C. Tiffany: The Complete Works of Robert Koch. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, PA. 2001. p.214.

Loring, John. Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co. Harry N. Abrams, NY. 2002. p.196.

Holland, William. Tiffany Desk Sets. Schiffer Publishing Ltd,PA. 2008. p.233, fig. 26-30 (similar item).