Estate of Lee B. Anderson - Sale 12AN01 - Lot 1377Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10am
Tiffany Studios Bronze and Favrile Glass Turtle Back Inkwell
First quarter of the 20th century
Of bulbous form, with a hinged cover and 'jeweled' body, on three curved legs, stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK 1067. Height 4 inches.
C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation
Sold for $5,938 (Includes Buyer's Premium)
Appears to be in generally good condition; the patina is mottled rust/brown and dark green; patina has a dull appearance; some flake losses to the iridescence on the glass jewels, however, all of the glass elements appear to be in good condition; the interior colorless glass inkwell insert appears to be a later replacement; the hinge appears to open and close with ease and sits properly on the base when closed
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