This filigree is a very complex version of this Grapevine pattern. It sits on 4 bun style feet.This is a very desirable piece to acquire in the Grapevine desk set patterns. If you start collecting this pattern. The patina is extremely nice as it is the green/brown with undertones of red. It still retains its original short cylindrical clear glass well insert with flat top lip. The inkwell is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, or chips to any of the glass. There are some hard to see minor ink stains inside. Lid and around the area where the clear insert sits but nothing too obtrusive. The clear glass insert is also in excellent condition with no issues to report and is original to the inkwell when made.
The inkwell is signed on the underside bottom edge with the impressed mark into the metal that reads "Tiffany Studios New York" and just to the right of New York is the pattern or shape number "845" which is also impressed. I believe the Grapevine pattern to have been one of the first of the Fancy Goods product lines made at Tiffany Studios. Those of you who are looking for an.
Tiffany started numbering his desk set pieces usually with a 3 digit number after 1902. Since this inkwell has a 3 digit number it was made during this period. No store lets you out of the building with the merchandise unless it is paid for.
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The item "TIFFANY STUDIOS, GRAPEVINE 3 INKWELL GREEN FAVRILE GLASS, OUTSTANDING PATINA" is in sale since Tuesday, March 30, 2021. 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.