A Tiffany & Co. Special Hand Work Silver Desk Set, New York, New York, circa 1932
    2-5/8 h x 10-3/8 w x 8-1/4 d inches (6.7 x 26.4 x 21.0 cm)
    62.52 troy ounces (gross)

    Note: This lot does include a pen, not pictured with the set.

    The desk set in rectangular geometric form, central welled pen rest above hinged floor, hinged floor held in place with nuts to underside allowing for the insert of calendar or note paper, flanked by two ink blotters, raised on four bracket feet.

    Tiffany & Co. used the SPECIAL HAND WORK stamp to recognize the unique and exceptional quality pieces created by the firm during the early 20th century. This line of hand-raised silver was introduced in response to the popularity of labor-intensive silver objects during the Arts and Crafts Movement and is distinguished by use of heavy gauge silver.

    Condition Report*:

    Note: This lot does include a pen, not pictured with the set. Light upturning to frame to front right resulting in foot not resting flush on even surface, some scratching, three very small dents to reverse trim, otherwise presenting well with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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