15 June 2004
A BRONZE-MOUNTED TURTLEBACK TILE, FAVRILE AND LEADED GLASS BIBLE HOLDER
TIFFANY STUDIOS, CIRCA 1910
now used as a ceiling light shade
2¾ in. (7cm.) high, 11 in. (28 cm.) wide, 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) deep
The Huntress Collection
Christie's New York, May 24, 1979, lot 232
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Alastair Duncan, Tiffany at Auction, 1981, p. 45, ref. no. 122.
According to the Christie's 1979 catalogue entry, this bible holder was acquired by the then owners in the early 1960s, with the provenance that it had come from Laurelton Hall.
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