Tiffany Studios, Grapevine Playing Card Box, Green Glass, Patina~~ - For Sale
Tiffany Studios, Grapevine Playing Card Box, Green Glass, Patina~~
For Sale is a very nice Desk Set item made by Tiffany Studios, New York. The Pattern is the ever Popular and highly collected "Grapevine" Desk Set Pattern and the item is a "Double Deck Playing Card Box". The Box is done is the most sought after Green Favrile Glass and Green Patina. The Box stands 4 3/16" tall and is 3 1/8" wide and 2" deep.
The Card Box displays a beautiful Tiffany Green/Brown Patina. The Acid etched Pattern of Grapes, Leaves and Stems has been a Popular Pattern amongst LCT, Tiffany Favrile Collectors for many years. This Card Box has the Green Opal Favrile Glass. This is considered to be the most desirable of the desk set pieces to collect.The Top hinge works with ease and when opened it displays 2 compartments to house 2 separate decks of playing cards.
The Card Box is considered to be in excellent Condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings to any of the Glass or Frame. The Patina is rich and strong and shows some wear on certain areas on the box especially on the bottom side when standing. The Card Box is signed on the bottom with the "Tiffany Studios New York" impressed signature mark along with the pattern number "876".
This Card Box is about as good as it gets. These when found are usually damaged, but this one is not. It displays all the Bells and Whistles as it has the Green/Brown Patina, and Green Favrile Opalescent Glass with absolutely no damage to any of the glass. Tiffany Started using a 3 digit numbering system after 1902. Since this has a 3 digit number it would have been made circa 1902-1915.
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