Description

    A Monumental Eight-Piece Bruno Zach Gilt Bronze Desk Suite Retailed by Tiffany & Co., Vienna, Austria, circa 1890
    Marks to tray: Bruno Zach, Aug. Fidler Wien 15
    Marks to clock face: TIFFANY & CO (partially effaced)
    26-3/4 inches highest x 23 inches widest (67.9 x 58.4 cm) (lamp, tray)

    The bronze desk suite comprising inkwell tray, lamp, clock, letter holder, seal, blotter, paperweight, and matchbox holder, tray with central figures of three putti hoisting cornucopias, floral arrangements emanating from cornucopias housing two inkwells, raised scrolled border with plain cartouche to front, tray raised on figured shell feet, clock with TIFFANY & CO mark to porcelain face, two-barrel mechanism, lower case frieze depicting idyllic putti scenery, other pieces of conforming design with putti and floral motifs.


    Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Some rubbing to gilding as well as soom verdigris spotting and buildup, clock includes two key (one of a later vintage), glass inkwell inserts with fleabites and are likely replacements, light nicking, some scratching throughout, scratching to clock face cover. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock and electrified mechanisms.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    24th-27th Friday-Monday
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