The item is a "Note Pad" and is done in the "Abalone" desk set pattern in Tiffany Studios fancy goods line. The patina on the metal is the very popular real gold patina with poly chrome highlights. The Note Pad measures 7 1/2" tall by 4 11/16" wide and 7/16 tall at the top. When the Note Pad is fully opened it measures 13 1/8.
The Note Pad has a rectangular shape. It has a raised relief Art Nouveau pattern that consists of grapes and leaves with real Abalone shell discs being used to represent the grapes. There are 3 clusters of 8 grapes of these Abalone discs set on the top side of the Note Pad. This is a very hard to find desk set item in the Abalone pattern when it has the poly chrome finish which consist of red and green highlights.It is considered by the Abalone desk set collectors to be the best finish to collect in this Tiffany Studios desk set fancy goods line. This Note Pad is considered to be in very good to excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, or dings to any of the metal. There is typical age wear to the red and green poly chrome. The hinge on the Note Pad works wonderful and is quite sturdy. It still retains all 3 screws on the back side. This Note Pad still retains all of its original Abalone discs. There is typical age wear to the real gold patina. The paper clip is properly signed on the back with the "Tiffany Studios New York" impressed mark along with the pattern number "1169" impressed just under it. There is also a number "3304" lightly scratched under the shape number. This was more than likely the order number. Tiffany started using a 3 digit numbering system after 1902. CLEMENTS ANTIQUES OF NEW HAMPSHIRE STOREFRONT. Please wait for my Invoice before paying. Sign up for Mailing List. Call Clements Antiques of New Hampshire.
I will answer most questions usually within a few hours. The item "TIFFANY STUDIOS, ABALONE NOTE PAD, GOLD PATINA, POLY CHROME RED GREEN ACCENTS" is in sale since Wednesday, May 6, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Tiffany". The seller is "lastminute713" and is located in Tilton, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.