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Inkwell Box, 1900–10

This is a Inkwell Box. It was produced by Tiffany Studios. It is dated 1900–10. Its medium is patinated bronze, blown glass.

In 1897 Tiffany opened a bronze foundry and a metal shop at his Corona, New York factory. This box shows the aesthetic coordination of Tiffany’s vision between the glass and metalwork divisions. The firm also produced more delicate desk sets in over fifteen patterns, such as the one nearby.

It is credited The Collection of Richard H. Driehaus, Chicago.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.8 × 21.9 × 9.2 cm (4 1/4 × 8 5/8 × 3 5/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Louis Comfort Tiffany and Lockwood de Forest.

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