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    AN AMERICAN GILT BRONZE 'ZODIAC' DESK SET
    Tiffany Studios, 1910

    Comprising a pair of blotter ends, a two-cavity paper rack, a stamp box, a letter opener, a large inkwell, a pen tray, a paper clip, and a notebook cover, the design of each with Celtic strapping and roundel of zodiac symbols, the underside of each piece with impressed mark in block letters TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEW YORK
    The tallest: 6.25in.


    Condition Report*: Bryan Abbott: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age including wear to the gilded surfaces, pen tray and paper rack with most wear to gilded surface, and original ink well glass insert with numerous small rim chips. Reyne Haines: Okay, but Dore' patinas not matching. Danny Gipson: Concurs with House
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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