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    Sale 12212

    Design

    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    TIFFANY STUDIOS

    A CIGAR BOX AND LIGHTER, CIRCA 1905

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TIFFANY STUDIOS
    A CIGAR BOX AND LIGHTER, CIRCA 1905
    repoussé and partially patinated bronze, ebony
    lighter: 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high
    box: 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high, 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) wide, 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) deep
    stamped TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK, the lighter numbered S1753, the box S1752


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    Literature

    H. McKean, The 'Lost' Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Garden City, 1980, p. 233 for an illustration of a related pitcher in the Woodbine pattern.