The Zodiac pattern perpetual calendar frame came in several sizes, this example being the largest model. The twelve stylized zodiac symbols are interconnected with decorative banding. The daily and monthly cards are rotated to correspond with the date. This frame rests on an easel stand, has a green-brown patina finish, and is shown with the original calendar inserts. A similar frame is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, and can be seen on the Museum's website. Stamped: TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK/943. Height: 7". Width: 8".
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